Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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Why iFixit stopped shipping batteries

I'm getting this message when I try to order iPhone 5 battery

"The item "iPhone 5 Replacement Battery / Part Only" cannot be shipped to your country and has been removed from your cart."

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Post quoted from iFixit pro email 1/10/17

New Shipping Regulations on Batteries

Have you heard about the restrictions surrounding air shipment of lithium batteries? We sure have. By now, just about everyone has heard of the exploding battery issue that everyone's second-favorite cell phone manufacturer has been dealing with. All jokes aside, lithium batteries have been deemed a fire risk by the International Air Transport Association . In order to comply with regulations, we are faced with changing our shipping procedures for any orders containing batteries. Domestic orders may only be shipped via Standard shipping. iFixit is not able to ship batteries internationally or outside the contiguous US at this time except in special circumstances. Your iFixit Pro Account Manager will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed. If you need items to be shipped via air delivery, please remove the batteries from your order and place them in a separate order via ground shipping. If you mistakenly place an order containing batteries and pay for air shipping, we will offer a refund for the difference of shipping via ground. All international shipments including batteries may be subject to added shipping fees.

If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact the iFixit Pro team so that we can help you out!

Kevin Ferrell & Matt Zieminski


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This has slowed down my orders containing batteries to eight day delivery from 2-3. And that's just from California to Texas Big warning notice posted on package. Ido not know if this will affect my shipping a laptop containing a battery.


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