Monday, March 28, 2016

How to disassemble HP tablet - HP Pro Slate 8 Tablet – Step by step disassembling procedure – How to remove the case – how to replace the battery – Tablets repair and service

Category: Tablets Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the back cover
  • How to replace the battery
  • How to remove the speaker 

HP Pro Slate 8 Tablet

How to remove Back cover
Before disassembling the tablet, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
Remove the back cover:
1. Place the tablet on a Ưat surface, display panel side down, with the SD card slot and volume control buttons toward you.
2. Remove four Torx 4 screws (1) to release the bottom edge of the back cover (2) from the display panel assembly.
3. Remove the tape that secures the battery to the back cover (3), and then remove the cover (4).
How to remove Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
Remove the battery:
1. Release the tape (1) holding the battery.
2. Disconnect the battery cable from the system board, and then remove the battery (2).
How to remove Rear-facing webcamera
Before removing the rear-facing webcamera, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
Remove the rear-facing webcamera:
1. Remove the tape(1), and then release the ZIF connector (2) that secures the rear-facing webcamera to the system board.
2. Remove the rear-facing webcamera (3) from the display panel assembly.
How to remove Front-facing webcamera
Before removing the front-facing webcamera, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operatingsystem.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
Remove the front-facing webcamera:
1. Release the ZIF connector (1) that secures the front-facing webcamara cable to the system board.
2. Remove the front-facing webcamera (2) from the display panel assembly.
How to remove Top speaker
Before removing the top speaker and Wi-Fi auxiliary cable, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
Remove the top speaker board:
1. Remove the foam pad (1) covering the top speaker board.
2. Disconnect the speaker (2) from the system board.
3. Disconnect the Wi-FI auxiliary cable (3) from the system board.
4. Detach the top speaker board (4) from the display panel assembly, and then remove the top speaker board and Wi-FI auxiliary cable.
How to remove LCM bracket
Before removing the LCM bracket and cable, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
8. Remove the top speaker
9. Remove the antenna board
Remove the LCM bracket and cable:
1. Remove one Torx 4 screw (1) that secures the LCM bracket to the system board, and then remove the LCM bracket (2).
2. Disconnect the LCM cable.