Introduction

It is important to note that this guide requires the use of a soldering iron. Be sure you familiarize yourself on how to use a soldering iron.

Insert the plastic opening tool into the middle of the bottom edge of the device. The tool should be inserted within the seam between the back and front covers. Slide the opening tool to the right and slowly continue to separate the back cover from the device. Avoid prying on the buttons, as they are easily damaged.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the middle of the bottom edge of the device. The tool should be inserted within the seam between the back and front covers.

  • Slide the opening tool to the right and slowly continue to separate the back cover from the device.

  • Avoid prying on the buttons, as they are easily damaged.

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Pull the cover off of the device once about three quarters  of the cover has been pried open using the plastic opening tool.
  • Pull the cover off of the device once about three quarters of the cover has been pried open using the plastic opening tool.

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Remove masking tape from the battery.
  • Remove masking tape from the battery.

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Pry the battery from the base using the nylon spudger and move it away from the motherboard. Handle the battery with care to avoid damaging it. Handle the battery with care to avoid damaging it.
  • Pry the battery from the base using the nylon spudger and move it away from the motherboard.

  • Handle the battery with care to avoid damaging it.

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De-solder the three contact points and remove the battery. See the following guide for instructions on how to solder. How To Solder and Desolder Connections Use caution when operating the soldering iron.
  • De-solder the three contact points and remove the battery.

  • See the following guide for instructions on how to solder. How To Solder and Desolder Connections

  • Use caution when operating the soldering iron.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order, being careful when re-soldering the contacts back into place.

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