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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Motherboard Replacement

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  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Begin by separating the back panel from the screen glass assembly using the plastic opening tool.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool between the edge of the glass screen and the metal frame around the device.

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    • Continue around the entire device until the back panel is completely separated from the screen.

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    • Remove the four 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.

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    • Gently pull up on the plastic tab that has red, blue and black wires that connects the battery to the motherboard.

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    • The battery should be completely disconnected and the new one can be installed.

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    • Remove all the clips that are attached to the motherboard using your fingers or a nylon spudger.

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    • There are four Phillips head screws (2.5mm) that need to be removed:

    • Two on the charging port, which is the small metallic piece at the bottom of the device.

    • There is one screw that is covered by a small green tape. The tape must be peeled off before the screw under can be removed.

    • The last screw is found on a speaker at the bottom right of the device. Once the screw is removed, the speaker must be removed as well.

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    • There is a small wire that connects the motherboard to the bottom right corner.

    • Gently pull the end of the wire that attaches the motherboard to the device until the wire is disconnected.

    • After the cord is disconnected, the motherboard can be removed from the tablet by simply lifting it from the device.

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