Introduction

When the device will not hold a charge, the battery may need to be replaced.

Image 1/1: Flip the device on its front, to display the back of the device.
  • Before starting, make sure the device is powered off.

  • Flip the device on its front, to display the back of the device.

  • Unscrew the 4 screws located on the back of the device, using a the PH000 screw driver.

  • Don't forget to place the screws aside in a safe location.

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  • Carefully pry the backing of the device, from front of the device. This can be done by wedging the opening tool in the crack where the two sides of the device cover meet.

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Image 1/2: The battery is stuck to the motherboard of the device. Image 2/2: Gently peel the battery off the motherboard, until you see the cables attaching the battery to the motherboard.
  • Now the battery should be visible. Proceed to remove it by lifting the edge of the battery.

  • The battery is stuck to the motherboard of the device.

  • Gently peel the battery off the motherboard, until you see the cables attaching the battery to the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: To apply a new battery you will need a soldering  kit to replace the cables back within the motherboard. Image 2/3: Note when using the soldering tool that the sliver bar may become too hot, so that is a part of the tool to avoid touching while in use. Image 3/3: Note when using the soldering tool that the sliver bar may become too hot, so that is a part of the tool to avoid touching while in use.
  • With a gentle twist and pull the battery will separate from the device. Make sure you pull the cables along with the battery.

  • To apply a new battery you will need a soldering kit to replace the cables back within the motherboard.

  • Note when using the soldering tool that the sliver bar may become too hot, so that is a part of the tool to avoid touching while in use.

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Conclusion

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

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