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Duration:
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Disassembly of the mobile device Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7'' SM-T820 (Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T825) with each step description and the required set of tools.


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Step 1

Open the back cover.

Warning!

For careful separation, we recommend using a heat gun. At the same time, it is necessary to heat carefully in order, not to damage the surface of the device.

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Step 2
Peel back the protective films and disconnect the display and touchscreen connectors.
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Step 3

Separate the display module from the cover.

Warning!

For careful separation, we recommend using a heat gun. At the same time, it is necessary to heat carefully in order, not to damage the surface of the device.

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Step 4

Turn over the Tab and using the key tool, open the SIM and Micro SD cards tray, and remove it.

Warning!

Do not push too hard this may cause damage.

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Step 5
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 22 screws in the frame of the phone.
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Step 6
Pry and remove the middle frame.
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Step 7

Disconnect the battery connector. The battery model of Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is EB-BT825ABE.

Warning!

We strongly recommend disconnecting the connector to avoid a possible short circuit during disassembly.

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Step 8
Pry up the flashlight connector and remove the frame.
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Step 9
Disconnect connectors and remove the inter-board cable.
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Step 10
Using a screwdriver (Phillips 1.5 mm PH000), unscrew 5 screws securing the battery.
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Step 11
Remove the battery.
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Step 12
Pry and remove assemblies of two buzzers (loudspeakers).
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Step 13
Disconnect connectors and remove the coaxial cables.
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Step 14
Pry and remove assemblies of two buzzers (loudspeakers). The upper one connects with a vibration motor.
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Step 15
Disconnect connectors on the daughterboard.
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Step 16
Remove the daughterboard, also known as sub-board.
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Step 17
Remove the headphone jack/socket.
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Step 18
Disconnect connectors on PCB and remove the main and front (selfie) cameras.
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Step 19
Disconnect connectors on the PCB.
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Step 20
Remove the PCB.
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Step 21
The housing/case.
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Step 22

The frame.

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Step 23
The display module.

Detailed disassembly instructions of Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7'' SM-T820 in the video, made by our mobile repair & service center:


Disassembling\Repair has hard complexity and takes about 26 minutes in time.
Our manual is suitable for all models Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7'' SM-T820 — Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T825 released for markets in different countries.



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