Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the screen of the tablet if the screen is broken or cracked.

Take off the screen protector and the screen on the tablet.
  • Take off the screen protector and the screen on the tablet.

  • Wedge a plastic opening tool between the screen protector and the screen.

  • Using leverage, move the tool around the entire front face of the tablet in order to break the adhesion.

  • Continue until the top screen protector pops off.

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The screen is attached to a ribbon cable in the lower left hand corner marked in the picture (see highlighted area in picture).
  • The screen is attached to a ribbon cable in the lower left hand corner marked in the picture (see highlighted area in picture).

  • The back cover of the device will need removed before continuing.

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Remove the back cover to gain access to the mother board.
  • Remove the back cover to gain access to the mother board.

  • Unscrew, with a 000 Philip's screwdriver, the 3.547 mm long screw located at the bottom of your tablet.

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Firmly slide the cover in the direction indicated by the arrow, away from the ports, with your hand to remove the back cover.
  • Firmly slide the cover in the direction indicated by the arrow, away from the ports, with your hand to remove the back cover.

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Remove the tape covering the ribbon cable's (which connects to the front of the screen) insertion point on the back of the device.
  • Remove the tape covering the ribbon cable's (which connects to the front of the screen) insertion point on the back of the device.

  • This will allow you access to remove the ribbon cables that is hindering you from taking off the screen.

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Remove the ribbon cable by placing your fingers on the outside of the ribbon closest to the port it goes into.
  • Remove the ribbon cable by placing your fingers on the outside of the ribbon closest to the port it goes into.

  • Flip the black switch up so the ribbon cable will be able to come out.

  • Gently pull the ribbon cable out of the port.

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Conclusion

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

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