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To remove the back panel of the device, start by attempting to fit the plastic opening tool in the crease between the screen and the back panel of the tablet.

Try opening picks if the case is not flexing enough, or if it is already cracked to prevent further damage.

You can use your hands to push against the corners of the device to attempt to make the gap larger for your plastic opening tool to fit in.

If you are replacing your screen because it is damaged, it may be useful to pick away at some of the glass to expose the clips in the edges of the plastic.

Insert the corners of your plastic opening tool into the slots that are on the very outside edge of your device to start disconnecting the panel.

On some models, there is a vertical strip of adhesive between the battery and the back cover on the left side of the Verizon logo. Be careful not to damage the battery when separating the adhesive!

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