Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace a charging port (Micro-USB) on a Verizon Ellipsis 7: invaluable to fixing a broken charging port and allowing continued use of the device. This process will need opening tools and tweezers, as well as a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Use caution, as performing the actions in this guide incorrectly could break your device.

Hold down the power button until the screen goes black to turn off the device. Remove the SIM card from the device to prevent damage. To remove the SIM card, open the SIM card cover on the side of the device.
  • Hold down the power button until the screen goes black to turn off the device.

  • Remove the SIM card from the device to prevent damage.

    • To remove the SIM card, open the SIM card cover on the side of the device.

    • Push SIM card in and pull it out after hearing a click.

Add Comment

Take off the back panel. Pry open the back cover carefully with a plastic opening tool.
  • Take off the back panel.

    • Pry open the back cover carefully with a plastic opening tool.

    • Use the opening tool to disconnect the cover completely. Do not attempt to pry the back cover off with your hands.

  • Be sure to pry open all sides of the device. Attempting to take off the back cover when part of it is attached may snap the cover.

Add Comment

Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Remove the charging (micro-USB) port. Unscrew the indicated screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. The screws shown in the picture are the more common 4.76 mm.
  • Remove the charging (micro-USB) port.

    • Unscrew the indicated screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • The screws shown in the picture are the more common 4.76 mm.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable connecting the charging port board to the motherboard using tweezers.

    • Use the tweezers to grab the sides of black, plastic connector. Do not grab from the wires or try to wedge it out from the bottom.

  • Be extremely careful when disconnecting the ribbon cable. It is very delicate.

Add Comment

Remove the charging port board from the phone using tweezers. Place the replacement charging port into the phone.
  • Remove the charging port board from the phone using tweezers.

  • Place the replacement charging port into the phone.

    • Be cautious when replacing the ribbon cable onto the new charging port board.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

2 other people completed this guide.

Anthony Arredondo

Member since: 10/10/2016

382 Reputation

2 Guides authored

2 Comments

Guide was helpful in getting the back cover off.

I used a couple of guitar picks to pry the back cover off very carefully.

The Ellipsis 7 battery is glued into place.

I slid a credit card underneath the battery to break the glue adhesion from

the far end of the battery and worked my way towards the battery connector.

Just before removing the battery completely, I disconnected the battery connector

by prying it away from it's receptacle using the 2 guitar picks.

I positioned the credit card over the still sticky glue while positioning the battery.

Reattached the new battery connector, making sure no wires were caught under the new battery.

I then removed the credit card over the sticky glue and pressed the onto the metal battery mount plate.

Snapped the back cover on, starting at the end furthest away from the camera aperture, then snapped the back

cover up each side simultaneously up the sides. I tested all tablet functions immediately, as the battery came charged to 75%.

Works so far! Walt Taylor

Walter Taylor - Reply

How can the charging port if the part is not available?

Joe M

Joseph Malcor - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 5

Past 7 Days: 52

Past 30 Days: 242

All Time: 2,259