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Replacing iPhone 5 Battery
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This guide will show you how to replace the battery on your iPhone 5
- Author: jimenezser
- Time required: 10 Minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
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iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S batteries aren't compatible with iPhone 5 due its size, capacity and voltage
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Remove this (another) 3 #00 Philips screws securing the battery connector
With the spudger, lift the battery conector from its socket
With the help of the tab "Authorized service provider only" and a spudger, lift the battery
The battery has mild adhesive, so don't pull it with excessive force, remove it slowly.
When reassembling, it isn't necessary to reapply new glue
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