Introduction

Complete the following guide to replace a broken LCD screen on your tablet.

  1. At the bottom of the tablet, remove the two 3.6mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • At the bottom of the tablet, remove the two 3.6mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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  2. Wedge a plastic opening tool into the edges of the tablet to pry it open.
    • Wedge a plastic opening tool into the edges of the tablet to pry it open.

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    • Wedge a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker.

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    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the two 3.6mm screws.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tab.

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    • Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera.

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    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the 3.6mm screw.

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    • Lift the tape holding down the battery.

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    • Wedge a plastic card underneath the battery to remove it.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tab.

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    • Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tab.

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    • Lift to remove the battery and motherboard from the tablet.

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    • Lift the tape on the sides.

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    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the three 2.5mm screws.

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    • Be careful on this step - the screen is fragile and can break easily.

    • Wedge a metal spudger underneath the LCD to remove it.

    • Replace the LCD.

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Conclusion

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

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