Introduction

This brief guide will instruct you on how to replace the battery in your Amazon Tap.

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  • Use a metal spudger to remove the rubber control panel at the top end of the speaker.

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Image 1/2: Use a T6 screwdriver to remove the the Tap's base. Image 2/2: Use a T6 screwdriver to remove the the Tap's base.
  • Starting from the bottom, peel back the Tap's rubber footing.

  • Use a T6 screwdriver to remove the the Tap's base.

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Image 1/2: First to go is the Tap's stretchy fabric wrap. Unroll the stretchy fabric from the sticky cowling. Image 2/2: After removing the stretchy fabric completely, the adhesive cowling remains.
  • Time to break through the Tap's exterior. The only way in is to disassemble the Tap from the outside.

  • First to go is the Tap's stretchy fabric wrap. Unroll the stretchy fabric from the sticky cowling.

  • After removing the stretchy fabric completely, the adhesive cowling remains.

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Image 1/1: This step requires many pry tools, and even more patience.
  • Next up: removing the stubborn cowling.

  • This step requires many pry tools, and even more patience.

  • The key is sliding the cowling over the microphone, Bluetooth, and power buttons.

  • Progress! Once the cowling is off only a few screws remain until we reach the interior.

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Image 1/1: Since the button is round, it is best to hold it steady and wiggle it in a slow motion until it comes loose.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the speaker button.

    • Since the button is round, it is best to hold it steady and wiggle it in a slow motion until it comes loose.

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Image 1/2: Here you will find a standard 18650 Lithium Ion cell, battery. Image 2/2: Remove it and insert a new one.
  • Once you remove the buttons its safe to pull apart the Amazon Tap.

  • Here you will find a standard 18650 Lithium Ion cell, battery.

  • Remove it and insert a new one.

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Conclusion

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

Hillary Baker

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