Introduction

Involves opening up the Beats Pill XL and removing the X-clamps holding the batteries in place. Disconnect the battery from the logic board and remove it from the device. You'll need to disconnect a ribbon cable to easily remove the battery.

  1. Using a plastic opening tool, pry the casing from the rest of the device.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the casing from the rest of the device.

      • Pry all the way around the edge and then pull apart.

      • It should be relatively easy, to pull apart. Don't be afraid to apply a necessary force.

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  2. Using your thumb, remove the 8 rubber plugs in order to get to the screws.
    • Using your thumb, remove the 8 rubber plugs in order to get to the screws.

      • Simply rub them towards the speakers and they will slide out enough to grip the edge and pull them out.

    • In the picture provided, we labeled four of them on one side of the Beats Pill XL. The other four are symmetrical to these four on the other side of the device.

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    • Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 8 (10mm maxi-loc Phillips #2) screws that hold the casing together.

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    • Pull apart the front casing from the back casing, slowly. Try to avoid any tension on any of the connected cables.

    • Separate at a slow constant force to avoid damage to the ribbon cables.

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    • Gently pull on the plastic tab at the base of the ribbon cable to remove it from the motherboard.

    • Never pull the cables by the cord, as this could cause damage to the cables and/or motherboard. Always disconnect the cables from the base by the motherboard.

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    • Using your thumb and index finger, pull upwards on the base of the the power cable to remove it from the motherboard.

    • Even though there are two batteries, there is only one cable connecting the two to the motherboard.

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    • Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the 8 (11mm pan head Phillips #2) screws holding down the the X-clamps.

      • Remove the X-clamps by simply lifting upwards.

      • Save the 8 (11mm pan head Phillips #2) screws for reassembly as these are easy to misplace.

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    • Gently pull up on the plastic tab at the base of the ribbon cable to remove it from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the padded sticker holding down the ribbon cable to one of the batteries.

      • Use a slow constant force, as ribbon cables are fragile and could tare.

    Use a slow constant force, as ribbon cables are fragile and could tear.

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    • Lift straight up from the casing to remove each batteries from their tight spaces.

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Conclusion

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

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Nolan

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como saber se o problema da minha caixa e a bateria, ela nao esta carregando nem liga, a bateria porem nao esta dando 12v medicao, uma por sinal esta com carga negativa. no aguardo

marcosallexandre - Reply

Where can i buy these replacement batteries?

Edgar Zuniga - Reply

From here you can find a replacement battery

http://www.witpow.com/shopdvr/product/4/...

lisi -

i think it's better to change a battery than buy a new one. And i was luck to find a replacement battery.lol

Jailene -

This was helpful, however, it is just a reference…a lot more difficult than explained here…Take your time and take photos along the way…The battery is found on Amazon…the included tools a joke…be careful…it takes time…stoked my speaker works again…https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073FB...

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