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If you have a damaged, broken, or corrupted motherboard, this guide will help you replace it.

  1. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Have the front of the device facing you.

    • Begin near one of the curved edges of the device (see photo two for visual example).

    • Place a plastic opening tool between the front and back panels.

    • If a plastic opening tool doesn’t work, using a metal spudger may work, but it may damage the plastic on the device.

    • Remember to remove the micro SD card (if present) before you begin.

  2. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Once the plastic opening tool is fully inserted, wedge it around the device’s edges to separate the panels.

    • Lift the back panel off of the device.

    • The back panel will make a clicking noise while being lifted off of the device.

  3. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Disconnecting the battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the adhesive film and flip up the retaining flap on the ZIF battery connector.

    • Slide the orange battery ribbon cable out of the ZIF connector.

  4. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the adhesive film, lift the retaining tab and withdraw the white speaker ribbon.

  5. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the retaining tab and withdraw the black LCD ribbon.

  6. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Battery removal: step 6, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Battery removal: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Using a Phillips #000 screwdriver, remove the ten 4 mm screws around the battery.

    • Slide a plastic opening tool under the bottom of the battery close to the speakers and lift up.

    • The large rectangular white and black piece is the entire battery. Be careful not to puncture it.

  7. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Flip up the two ZIF connectors on the motherboard using the plastic opening tool.

    • Slide the orange ribbon cables out of the ZIF connectors.

    • Remove the front-facing camera.

  8. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the headphone jack from the motherboard.

    • Use a Phillips # 000 to remove six 4mm screws.

  9. Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Motherboard Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Lodge the plastic opening tool under and lift the motherboard out of the tablet.

    • Be careful not to snag any connectors.

    • Remove the metal bracket that was underneath the charging port and set aside.

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

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