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  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the back cover and screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 (as indicated in the photograph).

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  • Insert a second plastic opening tool 6 cm (~2.4 inches) away from the first tool.

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  • Slide the second plastic opening tool along the edge of the device to separate the back cover.

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  • Using your hands, remove the back cover.

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Image 1/3: Pry up and detach the connector from the motherboard using the flat edge of the spudger. Image 2/3: Repeat for the 4 remaining connectors. Image 3/3: Repeat for the 4 remaining connectors.
  • Locate the motherboard and 5 connectors on it.

  • Pry up and detach the connector from the motherboard using the flat edge of the spudger.

  • Repeat for the 4 remaining connectors.

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Image 1/3: Camera Image 2/3: Power and volume buttons Image 3/3: Tilt sensor
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 3 screws (1mm) that are located near:

    • Camera

    • Power and volume buttons

    • Tilt sensor

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  • Using the flat edge of the spudger, pry and lift up the motherboard.

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  • Pull away the motherboard from the housing.

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  • After removing motherboard from device, flip motherboard over.

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  • Camera is located in the center of motherboard.

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  • Using flat side of Spudger, lift orange tab connecting the flex ribbon of the camera to the motherboard.

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  • Remove the camera from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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