Introduction

Replacing the battery on this tablet is a fairly simple process. This guide will explain the process step-by-step.

Image 1/2: Be gentle with the pry tool and work your way around the edges of the tablet slowly. Image 2/2: Make sure the tablet is powered off before prying open.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to undo the clips that attach the two halves of the tablet.

  • Be gentle with the pry tool and work your way around the edges of the tablet slowly.

  • Make sure the tablet is powered off before prying open.

  • There are two power ribbons connecting the screen to the back of the tablet. Make sure not to put too much stress on them.

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Image 1/1: Leave the tape off to the side
  • Lift off the tape that holds the speaker wires to the battery

  • Leave the tape off to the side

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Image 1/1: Note the placement of each colored wire in the motherboard
  • Use a soldering tool to disconnect the two wires (red and black) that connect the battery to the motherboard

  • Note the placement of each colored wire in the motherboard

  • If you have no experience in soldering, please follow this guide

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  • Use a credit card to lift the battery off the back of the tablet

  • Do not put any pressure on the motherboard or any other internal components.

  • The battery attached to the back panel with adhesive. You may need to use a heated iOpener to loosen the adhesive and remove the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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