Introduction

This guide should not be too difficult, as there isn't really a need to use any soldering/desoldering tools to take apart anything. You will have to still be careful about some of the cables within the device though.

Take your Size #00 Philips Screwdriver and locate the two small screws on the side of the tablet.
  • Take your Size #00 Philips Screwdriver and locate the two small screws on the side of the tablet.

  • Begin removing the two screws and store them for later.

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Take one of the Plastic Opening Tools and wedge it in the middle of the tablet, starting on the USB Port side.
  • Take one of the Plastic Opening Tools and wedge it in the middle of the tablet, starting on the USB Port side.

  • Holding the tool in place, take one of the 6 Plastic Opening Picks and slide it across the opening you made with the Opening Tool.

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Continue going around the tablet sides with the Plastic Pick, being sure that you are maintaining the openings you made with either your hand or the Opening Tool.
  • Continue going around the tablet sides with the Plastic Pick, being sure that you are maintaining the openings you made with either your hand or the Opening Tool.

  • You will notice some popping as you go around with the pick. Don't worry, this is completely normal.

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Remove the back cover of the tablet to reveal the internals.
  • Remove the back cover of the tablet to reveal the internals.

  • To put a cover in, pinch each of the ends together until all four sides are closed.

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Slowly remove the two pieces of electrical tape holding down the Camera ribbon cable. Slowly remove the two pieces of electrical tape holding down the Camera ribbon cable.
  • Slowly remove the two pieces of electrical tape holding down the Camera ribbon cable.

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Remove the #00 Screw holding down the Camera mount, then remove the Camera mount. Remove the #00 Screw holding down the Camera mount, then remove the Camera mount.
  • Remove the #00 Screw holding down the Camera mount, then remove the Camera mount.

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Detach the Camera's ribbon cable from the Motherboard using your fingernail or a plastic opening tool. Remove the camera from the frame and replace as needed.
  • Detach the Camera's ribbon cable from the Motherboard using your fingernail or a plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the camera from the frame and replace as needed.

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Conclusion

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

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