Introduction

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

Image 1/1: Wedge a plastic opening tool between the screen protector and the screen.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The back cover of the device will need removed before continuing.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Unscrew, with a 000 Philip's screwdriver, the 3.547 mm long screw located at the bottom of your tablet.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: This will allow you access to remove the ribbon cables that is hindering you from taking off the screen.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Flip the black switch up so the ribbon cable will be able to come out.
  • 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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