Introduction

This replacement guide will show you how to replace the charging port in your Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7 Kids. You will need to follow the instructions carefully as to not damage any fragile components in your tablet.

Make sure the device is turned off before attempting to disassemble it. Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case. Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together.
  • Make sure the device is turned off before attempting to disassemble it.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, wedge in the seam between the screen and the case.

  • Rock the tool by moving it towards and away from the middle of the screen, trying to separate the tape holding the screen and case together.

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After separating the latches holding the screen and case together, slowly take the screen off the case. After separating the latches holding the screen and case together, slowly take the screen off the case.
  • After separating the latches holding the screen and case together, slowly take the screen off the case.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the black ZIF (zero insertion force) connector. Use your hands to pull the black cable out of its slot. Use your hands to pull the black cable out of its slot.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the black ZIF (zero insertion force) connector.

  • Use your hands to pull the black cable out of its slot.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift the ZIF (zero insertion force) connector holding the ribbon cable. Pull out the battery's ribbon cable.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift the ZIF (zero insertion force) connector holding the ribbon cable.

  • Pull out the battery's ribbon cable.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the latch to the ribbon cable. Remove the ribbon cable from the connector.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the latch to the ribbon cable.

  • Remove the ribbon cable from the connector.

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Remove the seven 4mm PH000 screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • Remove the seven 4mm PH000 screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up the tab holding the motherboard in place.

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Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard out of the case. Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard out of the case.
  • Use the precision tweezers to remove the black plastic corner on top of the motherboard.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pull the motherboard out of the case.

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Use a soldering iron to heat 4 spots of solder from the motherboard. To learn more about soldering, check out iFixit's  soldering technique guide.
  • Use a soldering iron to heat 4 spots of solder from the motherboard.

  • To learn more about soldering, check out iFixit's soldering technique guide.

  • Use precision tweezers to remove the charging port.

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Conclusion

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

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