Introduction

One of the most common problems with the SmartCast Tablet is a defective battery. When removing the battery from the device, be extra cautious with the wiring harness as you can easily damage the plug.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

  1. Obtain the black plastic spudger tool from the iFixit toolkit. Position the device as shown in the picture. Insert the flat end of the spudger directly in the space above the power button between the back cover and front screen.
    • Obtain the black plastic spudger tool from the iFixit toolkit. Position the device as shown in the picture. Insert the flat end of the spudger directly in the space above the power button between the back cover and front screen.

  2. Gently pry up on the plate with the spudger. You may hear some cracking noises as you work the spudger around your device, this is normal.
    • Gently pry up on the plate with the spudger. You may hear some cracking noises as you work the spudger around your device, this is normal.

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  4. Pry around the edges of the tablet with your fingers until you have successfully removed the back of the device. Take the back cover off to access the battery.
    • Pry around the edges of the tablet with your fingers until you have successfully removed the back of the device. Take the back cover off to access the battery.

  5. The battery will be easy to identify because it  has yellow tape around it. For this step, you will need the black spudger tool. Stick the pointy end of the spudger under the bottom right corner of the battery. Pry the battery up breaking the adhesive glue. Set the battery down until you remove the wires connecting the battery to the device in the next step. Set the battery down until you remove the wires connecting the battery to the device in the next step.
    • The battery will be easy to identify because it has yellow tape around it. For this step, you will need the black spudger tool. Stick the pointy end of the spudger under the bottom right corner of the battery. Pry the battery up breaking the adhesive glue.

    • Set the battery down until you remove the wires connecting the battery to the device in the next step.

  6. Obtain the Torx T5 screwdriver bit and ratchet from the toolkit. Locate the two 3mm black metal screws located on each side of the silver metal bracket holding the wire harness in place. Remove both screws releasing the metal bracket and set it aside. Obtain the Torx T5 screwdriver bit and ratchet from the toolkit. Locate the two 3mm black metal screws located on each side of the silver metal bracket holding the wire harness in place. Remove both screws releasing the metal bracket and set it aside. Obtain the Torx T5 screwdriver bit and ratchet from the toolkit. Locate the two 3mm black metal screws located on each side of the silver metal bracket holding the wire harness in place. Remove both screws releasing the metal bracket and set it aside.
    • Obtain the Torx T5 screwdriver bit and ratchet from the toolkit. Locate the two 3mm black metal screws located on each side of the silver metal bracket holding the wire harness in place. Remove both screws releasing the metal bracket and set it aside.

  7. Obtain the black spudger from the toolkit and place the flat edge under the wire harness between the wires and back of the device. Gently pry upwards at an angle until the plug comes out of the harness. You may now safely remove the battery from the device.
    • Obtain the black spudger from the toolkit and place the flat edge under the wire harness between the wires and back of the device. Gently pry upwards at an angle until the plug comes out of the harness. You may now safely remove the battery from the device.

Conclusion

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

Jordan Adams

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