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Introduction

For general disassembly guide follow this link. This guide will follow the steps taken in the general disassembly of the Beats Pill 1.0.

  1. Using the spudger, create space between the speaker covers and then remove. On the underside of the device, remove the rubber stand with the BeatsPill logo on it. Using an ESD-safe Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four screws that were underneath the rubber stand.
    • Using the spudger, create space between the speaker covers and then remove.

    • On the underside of the device, remove the rubber stand with the BeatsPill logo on it.

    • Using an ESD-safe Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four screws that were underneath the rubber stand.

  2. Remove the two screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slowly remove the center band and two clip rings until the adhesive separates. Slowly remove the center band and two clip rings until the adhesive separates.
    • Remove the two screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Slowly remove the center band and two clip rings until the adhesive separates.

  3. Use the spudger to pry the device apart along its seam, starting in the middle. Open the device to separate the front and back panels. Open the device to separate the front and back panels.
    • Use the spudger to pry the device apart along its seam, starting in the middle.

    • Open the device to separate the front and back panels.

  4. Remove the speaker wire (yellow, red, black, white) from the motherboard. Ground yourself when touching the motherboard.
    • Remove the speaker wire (yellow, red, black, white) from the motherboard.

    • Ground yourself when touching the motherboard.

  5. Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red). Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red).
    • Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red).

  6. Carefully remove the control cable (4  black, 1 red). Carefully remove the control cable (4  black, 1 red).
    • Carefully remove the control cable (4 black, 1 red).

  7. Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws holding the bands that go over the battery.
  8. Using the same screwdriver, remove the motherboard screws along with the rubber stoppers.
    • Using the same screwdriver, remove the motherboard screws along with the rubber stoppers.

    • Gently remove the motherboard from the case

    • Remove the yellow NFC module with Tweezers

    Is this two batteries we need to replace? Or is just the right one the battery?

    delliskd - Reply

    The batteries I bought from Amazon came with two batteries alreaded connected to one another. One one set of leads needs to be soldered

    Scott Carpenter - Reply

    Where is the yellow NFC module in the photo? I do not think there is a picture of it removed.

    salcampana - Reply

  9. Remove power button and springs.
    • Remove power button and springs.

  10. Cut off the battery wires
    • Cut off the battery wires

  11. Using a soldering iron attach the new battery to the motherboard with the red wire connecting to the 0.2 volts (+) and black wire connecting to the ground (-). See the soldering guide for more information on how to perform this step.
    • Using a soldering iron attach the new battery to the motherboard with the red wire connecting to the 0.2 volts (+) and black wire connecting to the ground (-). See the soldering guide for more information on how to perform this step.

Conclusion

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

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8 Comments

donde puedo comprar la batttery para pill beats

felix - Reply

Where can you buy the replacement battery

wtmcclure - Reply

I got a replacement battery for 2.0 from Amazon, it works great! here is the link:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072PHZ235

And it also has battery for pill 1.0, pill XL...

Jailene -

Could you please tell what is the yellow card in the last picture?

jmestascatcoparco - Reply

Looks like the Bluetooth antenna

James Jenkins -

It is the NFC module

bobapunk -

Are there two batteries in this thing, or is the left black box a different part?

delliskd - Reply

hello, my dear friend, we have remplacement battery for Beat Pill 2.0. are you interested in introducing it? feel free to contact me.

kevin zhang - Reply

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