Parts

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Introduction

This Guide's purpose is to help the user get to the power supply of the device for replacement.

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  • Pry open the back panel by inserting the plastic opening tool on the left of the camera. We find this spot the easiest to get the tool under the panel.

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  • Once you get an open spot, with a second plastic opening tool, slide down to the bottom of the phone to free the rest of side.

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Image 1/1: Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.
  • There is adhesive between the battery and the back panel. Take a nylon spudger to cut through the adhesive.

  • Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.

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  • Once all way around the bottom, the panel should be broken free of the adhesive, and the rest of the panel should pop right off.

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Image 1/1: Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.
  • Insert a nylon spudger at the bottom of the battery and lift up to remove the battery.

  • Be sure to use the correct tool for the job. Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.

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  • There is adhesive on the other side of the battery as well, take the nylon spudger used to get off the panel and cut through.

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  • Carefully lift battery backside first to disconnect the white connector.

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Conclusion

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

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Very clear and helpful guide, thank you. I wonder though, is it necessary to remove tape residue from case before re-affixing, and if so how?

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