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Battery black wrapper is ripped, what should I do?

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While changing my lightening connector on my iPhone 5c, I ripped the black film that is wrapping the battery on 1 inch. I didn't damage the cells (I think, No smoke).

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I wanted to know If I can still use the battery. Just like that, Should I wrapped it in something? Or should I just change the battery?

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The battery will most likely work fine as it is for now. The risk is if it goes bad and leaks it could quickly corrode other parts. It's a risk I wouldn't want to take.

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It would be helpful to have a picture, but maybe putting some black electrical tape on it would do.

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Thanks.

Here is a picture.

http://imgur.com/OhXJZvE

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Maybe a battery expert would have a better answer, but with all the battery problems we see on the news, I wouldn't take any chances to burn myself or broke my phone. A defective battery is really dangerous and can blow up at anytime.

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For the prices of the battery not worth causing damage to the phone, buy a new battery.

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antoinetroadec will be eternally grateful.
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