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.

Image 1/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the crevice to separate the back plate. Image 2/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the crevice to separate the back plate. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • 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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Image 1/2: Pull down on the plastic opening tool like a lever to flip the black clip and remove the ribbon cable. Image 2/2: The black clip doesn't take much force to lift, so be gentle to avoid breaking it.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Once the black clip is flipped up, it is safe to remove the audio ribbon cable. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: The smaller bundle cable connector is the only one that needs to be removed. Image 2/3: Remove the battery. Image 3/3: 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.

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Conclusion

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

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