Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 – How to replace the headphone jack - Tablet repair and service

Category: Tablet Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the case 
  • How to remove the connectors 
  • How to remove the headphone jack

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Place the plastic opening tool between the face of the display and rim of the back cover of the device.
Move the plastic opening tool in a downward motion until you see separation between the tablet and back cover.
By sliding the plastic opening tool around the rim of the device, carefully continue to pry apart the screen and back cover.
Try to separate evenly on all sides until the screen detaches from the device backing completely.If this is the first time removing the back cover, it will be rather difficult to separate it from the tablet.
Remove the back cover after the entire rim is disconnected.
Remove the two 2 mm Phillips #000 securing the headphone jack.
Disconnect the blue connector by gently popping it off of the motherboard with a plastic opening tool.
Use the metal spudger to pry from the top left corner of the headphone jack/lower speaker assembly.
Gently lift the headphone jack/lower speaker assembly free of the device.
Locate the top speaker. Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the green-gold upper speaker connector from the motherboard.
Use a spudger to pry the uper speaker up and away from the device.