Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 screen Replacement

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Screen Replacement: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, a versatile tablet, has served users well over the years. However, accidents happen, and broken screens are a common issue. If you find yourself in need of a screen replacement, fear not! Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the process:

  1. Gather Your Tools and Parts:
    • You’ll need a Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Screen (available for purchase) and a set of tools:
      • Phillips #0 Screwdriver
      • iFixit Opening Tool
      • Spudger
      • Tweezers
      • Adhesive tape (3 mm)
      • Heat Gun
  2. Preparation:
    • Place scotch tape over the broken glass to prevent scattering.
    • Remove any memory or SIM cards (if your tablet is the 3G version).
  3. Battery and Back Cover:
    • Use plastic tools to carefully remove the back/battery cover, paying attention to the Power and Volume buttons.
    • Disconnect the battery before proceeding.
  4. Micro USB Charging Port Replacement (Optional):
    • If you want to replace the micro USB port flex cable, follow these steps:
      • Remove two screws and disconnect the charging port flex cable.
      • Unstick the flex cable from the middle frame.
  5. Battery Replacement (Optional):
    • If you’re changing the battery:
      • The battery is stuck to the middle panel; use the white sticker to remove it.
  6. Component Identification:
    • Take note of components like loudspeakers, power and volume buttons, audio jack, front camera, and Wi-Fi antenna.
  7. Heating the Touch Screen Glass:
    • Use a heat gun or hair dryer to warm the touch screen glass. This makes the adhesive more flexible for easier separation.
    • Be cautious and wear gloves to avoid injuries from glass shards.
  8. Careful Disassembly:
    • Beware of the menu buttons flex cable.
    • Always test the new spare part before final installation.
  9. Transfer Black Tape and Reassemble:
    • Transfer the black tape from the old display; it maintains the distance between the display and the battery.
    • Reassemble the tablet step by step.
  10. Or bring the Samsung tablet to us for our expert repair.