Introduction

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

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

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

Wedge a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker. Wedge a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker. Wedge a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker.
  • Wedge a curved metal spudger to remove the speaker.

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

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

Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab. Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.
  • Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.

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Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera. Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the camera.

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

Lift the tape holding down the battery. Lift the tape holding down the battery. Lift the tape holding down the battery.
  • Lift the tape holding down the battery.

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

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

Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab. Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.
  • Carefully remove the ribbon cable from the black tab.

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

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

Lift the tape on the sides. Lift the tape on the sides. Lift the tape on the sides.
  • Lift the tape on the sides.

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

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.
  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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