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Introduction

Replacing the battery in your Fairphone 2 is easy and requires no tools.

Tools

No tools specified.

Parts

  1. Pick a corner of your slim case and get between the two parts with your thumb's fingernails. Pull up the back part of the slim case to separate the small snap fit connections. Remove the back part of the slim case.
    • Pick a corner of your slim case and get between the two parts with your thumb's fingernails.

    • Pull up the back part of the slim case to separate the small snap fit connections.

    • Remove the back part of the slim case.

  2. Get in between the front part of the slim case and the phone's body with your thumb nail. Separate the snap fit connectors on the front part by pulling it to the side and pushing against the display. Separate the snap fit connectors on the front part by pulling it to the side and pushing against the display.
    • Get in between the front part of the slim case and the phone's body with your thumb nail.

    • Separate the snap fit connectors on the front part by pulling it to the side and pushing against the display.

  3. Remove the front part of the slim case.
    • Remove the front part of the slim case.

  4. Push the battery toward the top of the phone. Pull the battery out away from the phone. Pull the battery out away from the phone.
    • Push the battery toward the top of the phone.

    • Pull the battery out away from the phone.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

It's not necessary to remove the rim unless you are to do more than just replace the battery.

It would be good to start by saying, “Switch off the phone,” as most owners won't be accustomed to disassembling electronic devices.

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