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Battery Bulge in my iPod Touch 5th Generation?

Ok, I was just wondering if anyone else has seen this but, I have an iPod touch, 5th Generation with (presumably) a swollen battery. Has anyone else had this problem and, what is the best way the remove it?

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You will need to replace the battery.

The iPods are trickier to do than iPhones because they require that you do some desoldering/soldering. Oddly, there doesn't seem to be a battery specific guide for the Touch 5 but you can use this guide and follow the instructions until Step 22.

You will need to order a battery.

Be very careful, these Li-ion batteries, especially when swollen, are fire hazards.

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