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Is your device no longer holding a charge? Use this guide to replace a faulty or worn out battery.

Image 1/3: Use plastic opening tool to release the clips holding the device together. The clips will take a small amount of pressure to release. Once you have the plastic opening tool inserted, use a twisting action to release the clips. Start from bottom of device and work all the way around. Image 2/3: Use plastic opening tool to release the clips holding the device together. The clips will take a small amount of pressure to release. Once you have the plastic opening tool inserted, use a twisting action to release the clips. Start from bottom of device and work all the way around. Image 3/3: Use plastic opening tool to release the clips holding the device together. The clips will take a small amount of pressure to release. Once you have the plastic opening tool inserted, use a twisting action to release the clips. Start from bottom of device and work all the way around.
  • Before disassembling your tablet, make sure it is powered off.

  • Use plastic opening tool to release the clips holding the device together. The clips will take a small amount of pressure to release. Once you have the plastic opening tool inserted, use a twisting action to release the clips. Start from bottom of device and work all the way around.

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Image 1/3: At this point do not attempt to fully remove the battery as it is still attached to the logic board. Image 2/3: At this point do not attempt to fully remove the battery as it is still attached to the logic board. Image 3/3: At this point do not attempt to fully remove the battery as it is still attached to the logic board.
  • Use flat side of the spudger to get under battery and use pressure to release from glue. Do this all the way around battery until it comes off.

  • At this point do not attempt to fully remove the battery as it is still attached to the logic board.

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Image 1/3: Using the soldering tool, use the heat to melt the connection. As you do this, pull on the wires with a tweezer until wires comes off. Image 2/3: To ease reassembly, take note of which wire goes to the negative and positive terminals. Image 3/3: To ease reassembly, take note of which wire goes to the negative and positive terminals.
  • Once battery is off, the wires will still be connected to motherboard. You will need to desolder the wires.

  • Using the soldering tool, use the heat to melt the connection. As you do this, pull on the wires with a tweezer until wires comes off.

  • To ease reassembly, take note of which wire goes to the negative and positive terminals.

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Conclusion

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

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