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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement

What you need

  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Insert a metal spudger between the back case and the screen of the device.

    • The back cover is attached to the device by a series of snaps. The snaps are positioned about an inch from each other.

    • Move the spudger along the perimeter of the device while it is in between the back case and the screen to open each snap.

    • There will be an audible click every time a snap releases.

  2. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Speakers: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Speakers: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips #000 screws from the speakers.

  3. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Heavy-Duty Spudger
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    • Each speaker is now only connected to the main device by small plastic snaps.

    • Pry the speakers from the device at these two points using the heavy duty spudger.

  4. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Charging Port: step 4, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Charging Port: step 4, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Charging Port: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the four 2.8mm #000 Phillips screws that hold the charging port and headphone jack in place.

  5. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the green square connector from the motherboard. To do so, put the flat end of the plastic opening tool underneath the connector and push down.

    • During reassembly, two clicks signify the charging board is completely attached to the motherboard.

  6. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Heavy-Duty Spudger
    $4.99
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    • Place the heavy duty spudger underneath the charging port and push down to remove the charging port.

    • To reinsert the charging port, angle the port downwards towards the battery. Then press down the outside edge of the charging port.

  7. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Peel the charging assembly from the device to completely remove the charging port from the device.

  8. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement, Button: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Using a plastic spudger, work around the edge of the screen, prying the screen away from the devise.

    • Once the the cover is removed, set it aside.

  9. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 Button Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Using the tweezers or a plastic spudger, press on the back of the button until it pops out.

Conclusion

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

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