Introduction

This guide will include a walkthrough of how to change the screen of your tablet. It will include step by step process with notes on tools and materials needed.

Make sure to have the device turned off to prevent any minor electric shock.
  • Make sure to have the device turned off to prevent any minor electric shock.

  • Hold the device so the left side is facing towards you (like in the picture shown) so the two 4mm PH001 screws are exposed and easier to access.

Remove both 4mm PH001 screws from the side panel.
  • Remove both 4mm PH001 screws from the side panel.

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Carefully pry up one of the top corners of the screen with a plastic spudger (prying tool). Slide the tool along the edges to release it from the housing. The screen may make some cracking noises as you pry it from the casing. This is expected.
  • Carefully pry up one of the top corners of the screen with a plastic spudger (prying tool). Slide the tool along the edges to release it from the housing.

  • The screen may make some cracking noises as you pry it from the casing. This is expected.

  • The screen is still connected to the motherboard. Use force with caution.

Gently turn screen over, to the side, to reveal the ZIF connector attached to the motherboard.
  • Gently turn screen over, to the side, to reveal the ZIF connector attached to the motherboard.

Gently using tweezers, flip the black clip up. Pull the ZIF connector out.
  • Gently using tweezers, flip the black clip up. Pull the ZIF connector out.

  • You screen is still not completely detached from the device.

Using  the prying tool, slide the black clip out. Pull the ZIF connector out and to the left, the screen is now detached from the motherboard. Using  the prying tool, slide the black clip out. Pull the ZIF connector out and to the left, the screen is now detached from the motherboard.
  • Using the prying tool, slide the black clip out. Pull the ZIF connector out and to the left, the screen is now detached from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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