Introduction

First, you will have to refer to the back plate replacement guide. To replace the battery, be prepared to desolder two wires.

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  • With the device face down, slide the charging port cover off on the left side of device.

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  • A phillips 2.88mm screw will be seen at the charging port.

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Image 1/1: Remember lefty loosey, righty tighty
  • Use a PH000 Philips head screwdriver to remove screw.

  • Remember lefty loosey, righty tighty

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Image 1/1: Make sure the lip of the plastic opening tool is face up.
  • Use the plastic opening tool between the back plate and front plate to pry the back plate off; start at the headphone jack.

  • Make sure the lip of the plastic opening tool is face up.

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Image 1/2: You will hear popping sounds when you work around the device. Image 2/2: You will hear popping sounds when you work around the device.
  • Move around the device with the plastic opening tool pushing down to release the back plate from clips.

  • You will hear popping sounds when you work around the device.

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  • Once you’ve moved around the whole device with the plastic opening tool, the back plate will completely release from the rest of the device.

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  • The battery rests flat on the inside surface of the tablet. It is a rectangular shape and has blue and yellow tape.

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Image 1/1: Review how to solder [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750/11#s93|here].
  • There are two wires, one red and one black, that need to be desoldered from the motherboard that run to the battery.

  • Review how to solder here.

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Image 1/2: Work the soldering gun on the black wire where it is connected to the motherboard. It will release from the motherboard. Image 2/2: Work the soldering gun on the black wire where it is connected to the motherboard. It will release from the motherboard.
  • Work the soldering gun on the red wire where it is connected to the motherboard. it should release from the motherboard.

  • Work the soldering gun on the black wire where it is connected to the motherboard. It will release from the motherboard.

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  • Once both wires have been desoldered, the battery can be removed from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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