Introduction

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

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

Starting from the bottom, peel back the Tap's rubber footing. 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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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.
  • 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.

Next up: removing the stubborn cowling.
  • 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.

Use a pair of tweezers to remove the speaker button.
  • 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.

Once you remove the buttons its safe to pull apart the Amazon Tap. Here you will find a standard 18650 Lithium Ion cell, battery.
  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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