⚠️ Before disassembling, do not forget to turn your phone off.
Disassembly of the mobile device Lenovo Tab M10 TB-X605L with each step description and the required set of tools.
Step 2. Remove the tray
Use the Key tool (aka Needle) or Paperclip. Push the tip all the way into the hole until the tray ejects, and then pull the tray of SIM and Memory card (Micro SD) out.
⚠️ Pay attention! The tool must be inserted into a hole on the edge of the phone's housing. Do not press too hard. It may break the tray eject mechanism.
Step 3. Open the back cover
Using a spudger or a plastic pick, carefully, around the edge, detach the back cover clips, and remove it.
Do not insert the tool deeply or bend it. Otherwise, the housing may be tampered with or damaged.
⚠️ Be careful when opening the cover from the volume and power buttons side. Thin cable and fragile buttons are straightforward to damage.
⚠️ Look in advance in the picture for the cables’ location for inter-board, touchscreen, display, buttons (if any) under the cover to not damage them accidentally.
Step 4. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 7 screws securing the battery. Also, disconnect the flat cable connector on pogo pins (for accessories as doc station or keyboard).
Step 5. Remove the battery
Disconnect the connectors and remove the battery.
ℹ️️ The Lenovo Tab M10 TB-X605L model has a battery L18D1P32 with 4850 mAh capacity (aka rechargeable battery).
⚠️ It is highly recommended to disconnect the connector to avoid possible short circuits during disassembly.
Also, try not to use a metal tool to disconnect the rechargeable battery connector or do it carefully.
Step 6. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 screws and remove the cover.
Step 8. Remove the cards holder
Disconnect the connector and carefully remove the card holder. Also, remove the vibration motor that soldered with wires to the holder cable.
Step 9. Remove the small board
Disconnect the connector and remove the small board with a coaxial cable.
Step 10. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 3 screws. Remove the cover.
Step 11. Unscrew the screws
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 9 screws.
ℹ️️ Be sure to note the location of the screws before disassembling. When assembling the device, screwing the screw in the wrong place may damage the device or its part. To avoid damage, the removed screws and individual pieces (as gaskets or brackets) must be laid out in the appropriate order, or the screws and their holes in the phone must be marked with colored markers.
Step 13. Remove the PCB
Carefully remove the printed circuit board. There is no need to use a lever or try to reach the board by force. Make sure that nothing is getting in the way or holding the board.
⚠️ Do not bend the circuit board when removing it or push tools under it. Unbeknownst to yourself, you can damage components or cables from the inside.
Detailed disassembly instructions of Lenovo Tab M10 TB-X605L in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:
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