Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 - Can't Get Back Panel Back In Place

Nicknasc

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So I had the horrible black screen of brick after dropping this thing all of two feet onto carpet. Just before I threw it in the trash I saw a post that saved the day. Well I had to take the rear panel off to do the two minute fix and was ecstatic. Now the problem is that I can't get it back on properly and there is not any videos on the 2014 around yet.

The issue is a one inch, long plastic piece that is on the same side as the stylus. It is the only loose piece inside the rear case. I have tried every single angle and configuration but it always feels like I am going to break something if I try to close it all the way.

I am guessing that the piece has something to do with the WiFi because my range has been drastically reduced since the fix.

Any ideas will be appreciated. Thanks
 

leeshor

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Dec 27, 2011
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Welcome to the forum

It sounds like it may in fact be related to the antenna. (or just a part of the frame), Can you post a photo?
 

Nicknasc

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Sep 17, 2014
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Welcome to the forum

It sounds like it may in fact be related to the antenna. (or just a part of the frame), Can you post a photo?

Yes , Thank you for the reply. I am sure it has to do with the antennae , I took the part out and it will not find the wifi in the house anymore.. put it back in and it will work as long as I am in the same room as the router. I have tried every way I know to get it to fit... I am guessing now that I may have to pull the screen and do it from the front but that doesn't make any sense.

I am attaching pics of the part and where it was attached to the back case. Thanks for any help. This REALLY can't be as hard as it looks.
 

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leeshor

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It does look like it is the antenna but I have no idea how to help with getting it to fit.
 
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