Introduction

The battery is connected to the motherboard with a few wires. Be sure to be careful when removing the battery to not damage the motherboard or the battery.

Be sure to power off the GoPro before you start disassembly. Pop up and pull back on the clip to remove the screen cover and expose the back panel with the touchscreen.
  • Be sure to power off the GoPro before you start disassembly.

  • Pop up and pull back on the clip to remove the screen cover and expose the back panel with the touchscreen.

No parts required! What about the microSD/Micro USB assembly!!!! where to buy?!?!

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Use the metal spudger to pry around the perimeter of the panel. Pry the panel upwards by inserting the metal spudger into the corner crease between the panel and camera shell.
  • Use the metal spudger to pry around the perimeter of the panel.

  • Pry the panel upwards by inserting the metal spudger into the corner crease between the panel and camera shell.

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Pry around the panel to ensure it is not attached to the device. Move the panel to the side so you can access the internal components.
  • Pry around the panel to ensure it is not attached to the device.

  • Move the panel to the side so you can access the internal components.

  • The panel is still attached to the rest of the device with a ribbon cable, so be sure to not tear or damage the cable.

а где можно купить вот этот шлейф соединяющий дисплей и плату.???

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Locate the battery.
  • Locate the battery.

  • Peel back the rear panel ribbon cable that is adhered to the battery until it is completely separated from the battery.

  • Be careful of metal contacts on strip, they can be sharp.

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Using tweezers, peel off the copper tape on the right side of the battery.
  • Using tweezers, peel off the copper tape on the right side of the battery.

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Place the plastic opening tool at one of the edges of the battery then pry until the battery is removed from the GoPro. Place the plastic opening tool at one of the edges of the battery then pry until the battery is removed from the GoPro.
  • Place the plastic opening tool at one of the edges of the battery then pry until the battery is removed from the GoPro.

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Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

  • Gently pull the battery off the motherboard. Pulling vertically off the motherboard will give a clean release.

Lift the battery connector straight up.

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Conclusion

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

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This is a superb guide but where can one buy a replacement battery? I have looked on the web for the one in your photo but can't find a specific one.

I want to buy one of these cameras but would like to know I can replace the battery.

Thanks.

Andrew - Reply

I am also trying to find the replacement battery for a Hero+. Have found a lot of batteries for all other versions of Gopro cams, but not one single one for a Hero+.

I have also sent an email to Gopro to get help. I am not prepared for an answer but I really would like to get hold of a battery.

Does anyone know how to get one?

Please contact me: rhafsrhafs@gmail.com. Rikard from Sweden.

Thanks

Rikard

Rikard Hård -

hi, do you know where i can get the housing for the gopro hero+ lcd. mine is broken and need a new one but can't find it anywhere...........

chris

christianrisan - Reply

not even amazon?

Mary D'Alesandro -

this is awesome thanks a lot! , i dont want to be rude, but the title says battery replacementnt , why isnt anyone preparing a battery and putting it back in?, All everyone is doing is taking th battery out

John misquita - Reply

This is simply a teardown. Sorry for not being very helpful. There might be an update coming soon.

Mary D'Alesandro -

Nope not even on amazon or eBay, been lokking a long time now....

christianrisan - Reply

do you know, where to buy the battery???

beuermangabriel - Reply

where to buy the battery?

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