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Introduction

This replacement guide will help you easily follow the steps in order to replace the headphone jack on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7. The difficulty of this guide is moderate and requires special attention to details.

The headphone jack is also a part of the charging port, so for clarification the part listed is both the charging port connected with the headphone jack.

  1. Pry along the edge of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 with an iFixit opening tool.
    • Pry along the edge of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 with an iFixit opening tool.

  2. Insert a second iFixit opening tool along the edge and begin to pry open the back cover a little with each one.
    • Insert a second iFixit opening tool along the edge and begin to pry open the back cover a little with each one.

  3. Remove one of the opening tools and begin to go around the device with the other one until the back cover pops off.
    • Remove one of the opening tools and begin to go around the device with the other one until the back cover pops off.

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  5. Disconnect the strip  from the motherboard with the iFixit opening tool.
    • Disconnect the strip from the motherboard with the iFixit opening tool.

  6. Remove five 2.8 mm screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver. Remove five 2.8 mm screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove five 2.8 mm screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  7. Remove both side pieces using one of the the iFixit opening tools. Lift up the headphone jack port with the iFixit opening tool as well.
    • Remove both side pieces using one of the the iFixit opening tools.

    • Lift up the headphone jack port with the iFixit opening tool as well.

  8. Pull up the headphone jack port carefully and replace.
    • Pull up the headphone jack port carefully and replace.

Conclusion

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

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