The Apple iPhone 5c was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 8, 16, 32 GB / White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, and Green.

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Punctured iPhone 5c battery

Hi I was trying to take out the battery on my 5c and it made a squeak and a small patch of smoke came out, it stopped but obviously I need a new battery but I'm afraid the battery will catch fire, how do I get rid of the battery should I put the phone in a glass of water? The phone was already busted but I wanna keep it for spare parts what do I do?

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dx5512, you definitely don't want to use any water. Lithium batteries and water do not get along at all. remove the battery as Tom describes then put clear packing, masking or electrical tape on the batteries’ terminals. Lithium batteries have been branded non-hazardous by the government. They are accepted at battery-recycling centers. AS in where to find one of those, that will depend on where you reside. Stay away from water.....

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Pull the adhesive off so the battery can be removed without effort.

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I was pulling the adhesives and they just ripped right off the battery is about halfway off. What should I do?

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Use a card like credit card to pry the entire battery off

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