Introduction

Follow this guide to bring the sound back to your headphones by replacing the auxiliary port.

Turn off the tablet before disassembly.
  • Turn off the tablet before disassembly.

  • Heat up an iOpener for 30 seconds and place on all four seams of the screen. A heat gun can be used as well.

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The glue is now melted, so using the metal spudger shown,  pry open all sides of the tablet. When prying open near the home and touch screen buttons, use a suction cup.
  • The glue is now melted, so using the metal spudger shown, pry open all sides of the tablet.

  • When prying open near the home and touch screen buttons, use a suction cup.

  • Do not stick the metal spudger past these buttons as this may damage your device.

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Carefully lift up the screen. There is a ribbon cable attached. Lifting the screen too quickly can damage the cable.
  • Carefully lift up the screen.

  • There is a ribbon cable attached. Lifting the screen too quickly can damage the cable.

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Remove the ribbon cable using the Metal Spudger. The ribbon may be taped underneath to the grey frame. Gently lift the ribbon to untape it. The ribbon may be taped underneath to the grey frame. Gently lift the ribbon to untape it.
  • Remove the ribbon cable using the Metal Spudger.

  • The ribbon may be taped underneath to the grey frame. Gently lift the ribbon to untape it.

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Remove all seventeen 3 mm screws using  a PH000 Phillips screwdriver. Remove all seventeen 3 mm screws using  a PH000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove all seventeen 3 mm screws using a PH000 Phillips screwdriver.

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Lift the black frame using the two Metal Spudgers shown. On the third picture, there is a Sim Card component that is connected to the frame and back cover. As you lift up the frame, it'll detach. This is normal. On the third picture, there is a Sim Card component that is connected to the frame and back cover. As you lift up the frame, it'll detach. This is normal.
  • Lift the black frame using the two Metal Spudgers shown.

  • On the third picture, there is a Sim Card component that is connected to the frame and back cover. As you lift up the frame, it'll detach. This is normal.

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Once lifted, flip the grey frame over.
  • Once lifted, flip the grey frame over.

  • This component connects to the sim card.

  • Remember to click this component back into place when reassembling the tablet.

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This is where the auxiliary port is located. Remove the black 3mm screw using a PH000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • This is where the auxiliary port is located.

  • Remove the black 3mm screw using a PH000 Phillips screwdriver.

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Unclip the ribbon using the Blunt ESD Tweezer. Lift up the auxiliary port using the Blunt ESD Tweezer.
  • Unclip the ribbon using the Blunt ESD Tweezer.

  • Lift up the auxiliary port using the Blunt ESD Tweezer.

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Conclusion

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

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