Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your tablet's screen.

  1. On the back of the device there is a white SD card case that shelters the screws that attach the back panel to the tablet.
    • On the back of the device there is a white SD card case that shelters the screws that attach the back panel to the tablet.

    • Use your thumbs to slide up and off the small SD card case.

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  2. Using the Phillips Head #000, unscrew the 5 4mm and 3mm screws at the top.
    • Using the Phillips Head #000, unscrew the 5 4mm and 3mm screws at the top.

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    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the back panel and the front of the tablet, and gently pry it away from the tablet.

      • Do not pry too hard as the screen is fragile and might crack.

      • It is best to start at the bottom of the tablet when prying the back panel off.

      • The volume piece will also dislodge when the back panel is removed.

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    • The motherboard and battery will have to be removed to expose the metal panel underneath.

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    • Use the plastic card to pry the battery away from the device.

    • The battery is attached to the tablet by glue.

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    • Peel off the battery from the device and set aside.

    • The battery is connected to the motherboard by two wires. Be careful not to sever the connection.

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    • Using a #000 screwdriver, unscrew the five 4mm and 3 mm screws connecting the top portion of the motherboard to the device.

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    • Disconnect the silver tape that attaches the motherboard to the metal panel.

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    • Disconnect the ribbon from the bottom portion of the motherboard.

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    • Remove the motherboard and set aside.

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    • The smaller portion of the motherboard is located at the bottom with the speaker.

    • Using a #000 screwdriver, unscrew the three 3 mm screws that fasten the smaller segment of the motherboard to the tablet.

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    • Located towards the bottom, carefully remove the yellow film.

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    • Gently disconnect the small ribbon found underneath the film.

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    • There is another connection found underneath this portion of the motherboard.

    • Lifting up the motherboard, disconnect the second ribbon found underneath.

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    • Unscrew the two 4 mm #000 screws.

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    • Remove the speaker and bottom portion of the motherboard.

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    • At this stage, almost all inside components should be removed (as shown).

    • Using a screwdriver size #000, remove the four 4 mm screws found at each corner of the metal panel if you haven't gotten them already.

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    • Use the plastic card to separate the metal panel from the screen component.

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    • Separate memory card from screen.

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    • Use the plastic card to separate screen component from front panel.

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    • Use the plastic card to separate the glass from the front panel.

    • Once the glass is removed, the new glass can be fitted to the front panel.

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Conclusion

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

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