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Introduction

Sometimes a devices battery has been recharged too many times. This recharging causes the battery to diminish over time and hold less of a charge. The purpose of this guide is to demonstrate how to replace a bad or warn battery on the HMDX Jam Plus.

  1. Flip the device over so the bottom is facing up. Use the large plastic opening tool to gently pry the rubber base from the device. Slowly move the plastic opening tool around the edge of the rubber base to separate it from the plastic.
    • Flip the device over so the bottom is facing up.

    • Use the large plastic opening tool to gently pry the rubber base from the device.

    • Slowly move the plastic opening tool around the edge of the rubber base to separate it from the plastic.

  2. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four black 9mm screws from the device. Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four black 9mm screws from the device.
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four black 9mm screws from the device.

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  4. Gently separate the base from the rest of the device to reveal the battery and the main board. Gently separate the base from the rest of the device to reveal the battery and the main board.
    • Gently separate the base from the rest of the device to reveal the battery and the main board.

  5. Carefully use the plastic opening tool to remove the glue around the battery and speaker connectors. Pull gently on the connectors to separate each one from the main board. The battery is connected to board in the red socket and the speaker is connected in the white socket.
    • Carefully use the plastic opening tool to remove the glue around the battery and speaker connectors.

    • Pull gently on the connectors to separate each one from the main board.

    • The battery is connected to board in the red socket and the speaker is connected in the white socket.

  6. Batteries can be very dangerous if punctured. Use extra caution when using tools around the battery. Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery free from the rest of the device. Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery free from the rest of the device.
    • Batteries can be very dangerous if punctured. Use extra caution when using tools around the battery.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery free from the rest of the device.

  7. Use new adhesive to secure battery back to the rest of the device. Use new adhesive to secure battery back to the rest of the device.
    • Use new adhesive to secure battery back to the rest of the device.

Conclusion

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

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