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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Samsung GT-E1200I, use our service manual.

  1. I have used the Jimmy for this job. Be careful when you pry with your Jimmy. It can hurt you if you use it the wrong way.
    • I have used the Jimmy for this job.

    • Be careful when you pry with your Jimmy. It can hurt you if you use it the wrong way.

    • All the tools featured in this guide are available in the Pro Tech Toolkit.

  2. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three screws. Pry and remove the panel with an opening pick. Pry and remove the panel with an opening pick.
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three screws.

    • Pry and remove the panel with an opening pick.

  3. Remove the speaker with a spudger.
    • Remove the speaker with a spudger.

    • Do not force it off. If you do, you could break your speaker.

  4. Remove the vibracall engine with the tweezers
    • Remove the vibracall engine with the tweezers

  5. Remove the mainboard with the spudger: Move on side here for detach the screen Pull up here for remove the mainboard
    • Remove the mainboard with the spudger:

    • Move on side here for detach the screen

    • Pull up here for remove the mainboard

    • The screen is soldered to the mainboard. If you are replacing your screen, you need a desoldering iron.

  6. Separate the rubber side of the keyboard from the rest of structure
    • Separate the rubber side of the keyboard from the rest of structure

  7. It's all done!
    • It's all done!

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