Introduction

If your device can't power on or has trouble retaining charge, you may need a new battery. Use this guide to replace the battery on your device.

Wedge your plastic opening tool into the crevice on the volume rocker and pull down like a lever to create space. Slide the plastic opening tool along the crevice to separate the back plate. Slide the plastic opening tool along the crevice to separate the back plate.
  • Wedge your plastic opening tool into the crevice on the volume rocker and pull down like a lever to create space.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool along the crevice to separate the back plate.

Use your screwdriver with the Phillips PH000 attachment to unscrew the single 4mm screw that holds the battery to the base plate.
  • Use your screwdriver with the Phillips PH000 attachment to unscrew the single 4mm screw that holds the battery to the base plate.

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Gently slide the plastic opening tool under the black clip that is attached to the audio ribbon cable. Pull down on the plastic opening tool like a lever to flip the black clip and remove the ribbon cable.
  • Gently slide the plastic opening tool under the black clip that is attached to the audio ribbon cable.

  • Pull down on the plastic opening tool like a lever to flip the black clip and remove the ribbon cable.

  • The black clip doesn't take much force to lift, so be gentle to avoid breaking it.

Remove the tape to expose the left side of the ZIF connector. Remove the tape to expose the left side of the ZIF connector.
  • Remove the tape to expose the left side of the ZIF connector.

Use a plastic opening tool to flip up the black clip on the ZIF connector. Once the black clip is flipped up, it is safe to remove the audio ribbon cable.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to flip up the black clip on the ZIF connector.

  • Once the black clip is flipped up, it is safe to remove the audio ribbon cable.

Use a plastic opening tool to gently push the edge of the sliding bundle cable connector out. The smaller bundle cable connector is the only one that needs to be removed. Remove the battery.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently push the edge of the sliding bundle cable connector out.

  • The smaller bundle cable connector is the only one that needs to be removed.

  • Remove the battery.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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