Image 1/3: Once you have located your charging port, to the right of it you will be able to insert the prying tool into the crack between the case and the display border. Image 2/3: Now continue to pry the case with the same technique all around. Image 3/3: After prying all around the device, you will be able to separate the back cover from the display , which holds all the components.
  • With the appropriate tools on hand, you want to look for the charging port.

  • Once you have located your charging port, to the right of it you will be able to insert the prying tool into the crack between the case and the display border.

  • Now continue to pry the case with the same technique all around.

  • After prying all around the device, you will be able to separate the back cover from the display , which holds all the components.

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Image 1/3: There will be pieces of yellow tape holding the cables and other components in place. Image 2/3: Locate and peel back the tape enough so that the battery is not held in place by it. Image 3/3: Locate and peel back the tape enough so that the battery is not held in place by it.
  • Once you have opened the case completely, you will be able to see the battery.

  • There will be pieces of yellow tape holding the cables and other components in place.

  • Locate and peel back the tape enough so that the battery is not held in place by it.

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Image 1/3: Now use your spudger as a prying tool to insert underneath the battery and separate it from the back of the display. Image 2/3: Once you have entirely separated the battery from the back of the display, it will still be attached to the circuit board by the power cables. Image 3/3: To remove the cables from the circuit board, a soldering tool will be required. You will also need to solder the new battery cables back onto the circuit board.
  • You want to leave the tape attached to either the circuit board, or the battery its self.

  • Now use your spudger as a prying tool to insert underneath the battery and separate it from the back of the display.

  • Once you have entirely separated the battery from the back of the display, it will still be attached to the circuit board by the power cables.

  • To remove the cables from the circuit board, a soldering tool will be required. You will also need to solder the new battery cables back onto the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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