Introduction

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

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

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Remove the motherboard and set aside.
  • Remove the motherboard and set aside.

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The smaller portion  of the motherboard is located at the bottom with the speaker.
  • 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. Located towards the bottom, carefully remove the yellow film.
  • Located towards the bottom, carefully remove the yellow film.

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Gently disconnect the small ribbon found underneath the film.
  • Gently disconnect the small ribbon found underneath the film.

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There is another connection found underneath this portion of the motherboard.
  • 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.
  • Unscrew the two 4 mm #000 screws.

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Remove the speaker and bottom portion of the motherboard.
  • 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).
  • 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. Use the plastic card to separate the metal panel from the screen component. Use the plastic card to separate the metal panel from the screen component.
  • Use the plastic card to separate the metal panel from the screen component.

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Separate memory card from screen.
  • Separate memory card from screen.

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