Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

There is adhesive between the battery and the back panel. Take a nylon spudger to cut through the adhesive.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Insert a nylon spudger at the bottom of the battery and lift up to remove the battery.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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

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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