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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement

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  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement, Screen: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Working on a device that is turned on may yield an electric shock. Make sure your device is turned off before working on it.

    • Apply heat using an iFixit iOpener or another heating gun in order to weaken the adhesive around the edges of the screen.

  2. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the gap between the screen and tablet in the location where you want to start removing the screen.

    • Put an opening pick in the gap created, in between the screen and the panel.

    • Repeat all around device, putting 2 picks on top and bottom, and one on each side.

  3. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully remove the small suction cup from the corner without moving the screen.

    • Place the small suction cup in the center of the screen and lift to remove screen.

    • Make sure to separate all glue under the middle parts of the screen as well as the edges - use a thin stiff card to slice through it. Avoid the ribbon cable. Do not attempt to lift the screen until all glue is separated.

    • The screen is still connected to the rest of the device by a cable, so don't pull the screen up too quickly.

  4. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Place the plastic opening tool underneath the ribbon cable connecting the screen to the tablet.

    • Carefully lift the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon from the tablet.

    • Make sure to discharge any static electricity by touching a grounded metal object, like a quarter, before touching the inside of the device.

  5. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 Screen Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • The screen is now detached from the rest of the tablet.

Conclusion

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

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