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One drop can mean the difference in having a usable tablet or not. That is why being able to replace a cracked or damaged screen is crucial to an electronics life span. Use this guide to replace the screen on your ASUS Eee Pad Transformer.

  1. Use T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove two 4.5 millimeter T5 screws on either side of the port on the bottom of the tablet. Use T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove two 4.5 millimeter T5 screws on either side of the port on the bottom of the tablet.
    • Use T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove two 4.5 millimeter T5 screws on either side of the port on the bottom of the tablet.

  2. Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry between the main tablet body and the outer rim casing. Remove the outer rim casing by prying all the way around the device and pulling the rim upward. The physical buttons are located on the outside of the rim on the right side, proceed with the guide to locate internal buttons. The physical buttons are located on the outside of the rim on the right side, proceed with the guide to locate internal buttons.
    • Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry between the main tablet body and the outer rim casing. Remove the outer rim casing by prying all the way around the device and pulling the rim upward.

    • The physical buttons are located on the outside of the rim on the right side, proceed with the guide to locate internal buttons.

  3. Remove the four 2 millimeter Phillips #00 screws at the corners of the tablet.
    • Remove the four 2 millimeter Phillips #00 screws at the corners of the tablet.

  4. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the front panel to the back panel found above the camera area, on the top portion of the tablet.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the front panel to the back panel found above the camera area, on the top portion of the tablet.

  5. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the front panel to the back panel found on the bottom portion of the tablet near the port.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the front panel to the back panel found on the bottom portion of the tablet near the port.

  6. Remove back panel by pulling away from the remaining device. Remove back panel by pulling away from the remaining device.
    • Remove back panel by pulling away from the remaining device.

  7. Use Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove four 3 millimeter screws found on the metal panel.
    • Use Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove four 3 millimeter screws found on the metal panel.

  8. Metal panel is glued to the battery. Remove with care.
    • Metal panel is glued to the battery. Remove with care.

    • Use Plastic Opening Tool to pry off the metal panel from the battery starting on the right side corners and working around the rest of the panel.

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  10. Do NOT pry the battery connector upward as shown in this photo. Instead, pull the connector straight out (in the direction of the wires).
    • Do NOT pry the battery connector upward as shown in this photo. Instead, pull the connector straight out (in the direction of the wires).

  11. Battery is glued to device. Remove with care. Peel off tape from around the edges of the battery. Insert Plastic Opening Tool into slot on side of battery found near the wire bundle.
    • Battery is glued to device. Remove with care.

    • Peel off tape from around the edges of the battery.

    • Insert Plastic Opening Tool into slot on side of battery found near the wire bundle.

    • Lift up the battery off of the device.

  12. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the six 3 millimeter screws securing the motherboard to the screen.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the six 3 millimeter screws securing the motherboard to the screen.

  13. Detach the Wifi and GPS antennas (three coaxial cables connected to the motherboard) using hands,metal spudger, or tweezers by lifting away from the device. Detach the Wifi and GPS antennas (three coaxial cables connected to the motherboard) using hands,metal spudger, or tweezers by lifting away from the device.
    • Detach the Wifi and GPS antennas (three coaxial cables connected to the motherboard) using hands,metal spudger, or tweezers by lifting away from the device.

  14. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clips to the ZIF connector. Remove the ribbon cables attached underneath. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clips to the ZIF connector. Remove the ribbon cables attached underneath.
    • Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clips to the ZIF connector. Remove the ribbon cables attached underneath.

  15. Remove any tape that is holding down any free wires.
    • Remove any tape that is holding down any free wires.

    • Carefully lift the motherboard and slide it out from underneath its constraints.

  16. Unclip the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector using a plastic opening tool or metal spudger. Remove any taped on accessories
    • Unclip the ribbon cable from the ZIF connector using a plastic opening tool or metal spudger.

    • Remove any taped on accessories

  17. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the four 3 millimeter screws securing the two black ports at the bottom.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the four 3 millimeter screws securing the two black ports at the bottom.

  18. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the two 3 millimeter screws securing  the charging port to the screen. Carefully remove the charging port by lifting the metal end and carefully sliding the plastic attached underneath the grey screen constraint. Carefully remove the charging port by lifting the metal end and carefully sliding the plastic attached underneath the grey screen constraint.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the two 3 millimeter screws securing the charging port to the screen.

    • Carefully remove the charging port by lifting the metal end and carefully sliding the plastic attached underneath the grey screen constraint.

  19. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing volume button board.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing volume button board.

  20. Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the headphone jack board. Unclip the No-fuss ribbon cable connector using your fingernail or metal spudger.
    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the three 3 millimeter screws securing the headphone jack board.

    • Unclip the No-fuss ribbon cable connector using your fingernail or metal spudger.

  21. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clip securing the display cable and remove by sliding it out. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clip securing the display cable and remove by sliding it out.
    • Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the clip securing the display cable and remove by sliding it out.

  22. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the glued-in left and right speaker. Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the glued-in left and right speaker.
    • Use fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger to lift the glued-in left and right speaker.

  23. Detach the Wifi and GPS antenna from the screen. This piece is glued down so use a metal spudger to get under the piece and lift up. Use a metal spudger to lift up the small electric board next to the camera. This piece is glued down as well as secured by plastic pillars. Using a metal spudger, lift the camera out of its spot. The camera is glued down.
    • Detach the Wifi and GPS antenna from the screen. This piece is glued down so use a metal spudger to get under the piece and lift up.

    • Use a metal spudger to lift up the small electric board next to the camera. This piece is glued down as well as secured by plastic pillars.

    • Using a metal spudger, lift the camera out of its spot. The camera is glued down.

  24. Detach the two ZIF connectors using your fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger. Using a metal spudger lift up the glued down motherboard.
    • Detach the two ZIF connectors using your fingers, plastic opening tool, or metal spudger.

    • Using a metal spudger lift up the glued down motherboard.

  25. This is what the final screen should look like after everything is removed.
    • This is what the final screen should look like after everything is removed.

Conclusión

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

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