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Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Power off your phone before beginning disassembly.

    • Insert a thumbnail, or a prying tool like a spudger, into the notch at the bottom right of the back cover.

    • Pry the back cover up to start separating its plastic clips.

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    • Slide around the bottom right corner of the back cover to loosen the lower plastic clips.

    • Lift the back cover to release the rest of the plastic clips and remove it.

    • To reinstall the back cover press it firmly into place until you hear a snap from the plastic clips to form a seamless connection with the rear side of the phone.

  3. Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 2 Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use a fingernail or a prying tool at the marked notch to lever the battery out of its recess.

    • Lever the battery up until you can get a good grip.

  4. Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Fairphone 3 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the battery out of its recess and remove it.

Conclusion

For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery: Charge it to 100%, and keep charging it for at least two more hours. Then, use it until it shuts off due to low battery. Finally, charge it uninterrupted to 100%.

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

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Vielen Dank!

Einfach und direkt umgesetzt..

carola kamp - Reply

Imagine if all cellphone producers made it this easy :-)

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