Introduction

Following these easy steps will allow you to successfully replace the battery in the device.

Image 1/1: The two screws can be removed using the PH00 head from the iFixit repair toolkit.
  • Remove the two screws located on the bottom of the device with a phillips head screw driver.

  • The two screws can be removed using the PH00 head from the iFixit repair toolkit.

  • Both screws are 1/8 inch in length.

  • The bottom cap will come off to reveal the inside main component.

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Image 1/2: Hold on the sides with your fingers, and push to release from the top. Image 2/2: Hold on the sides with your fingers, and push to release from the top.
  • Remove the main inner component using Spudger, by pushing on the USB port. This will take some force.

  • Hold on the sides with your fingers, and push to release from the top.

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Image 1/3: Locate the large square pack with a black and red wire coming out of it, this is the battery. Image 2/3: Cut the red and black wires to remove the old battery. Image 3/3: Cut the red and black wires to remove the old battery.
  • The plastic LCD cover and the key pad will now be loose; they were held in place by the tension between the case and the internal main component.

  • Locate the large square pack with a black and red wire coming out of it, this is the battery.

  • Cut the red and black wires to remove the old battery.

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Image 1/1: You have successfully replaced the battery!
  • To Replace, connect the two new lines ( red and black) between the new battery and the device.

  • You have successfully replaced the battery!

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Conclusion

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

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