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Is removing battery with a paperclip possible

My iphone4 will not come on. The battery has been giving me problems. Can i remove the battery by using a paperclip since i dont have proper tools & could this fix the problem

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I guess i should have asked can i use a paperclip to get into the case to get to the battery so i can remove the battery & put the battery back in & would this possibly fix my problem & allow me to get the phone to turn back on

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two screws at the bottom of the case will not be removed with a paperclip don't even try or you could screw up the head and make it next to imposible to remove

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The proper way to remove the battery

iPhone 4 Battery Replacement

tools can be purchased here at ifixit or in almost any electronic store.

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No, you will puncture the battery and it'll be nasty.

Always use the plastic tab first. If the tab breaks, try using a credit card to pry up the battery FROM THE OTHER SIDE instead.

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I would not recommend it. If you puncture the battery you will get a nice breath of toxic ammonia. Try a spudger or even a flat head screwdriver. There is a bunch of adhesive under the battery you need to fight against.

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