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Introduction

The battery should be inspected if the phone is constantly overheating and powering off.

  1. Turn off your cell phone before disassembling.
    • Turn off your cell phone before disassembling.

  2. Remove the two 1.17mm Torx T3 screws from the bottom of the phone.
    • Remove the two 1.17mm Torx T3 screws from the bottom of the phone.

  3. Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays. Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays.
    • Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays.

  4. To prepare the iOpener insert it in the microwave for 30 seconds and apply it on the side edges of the phone so that the glue underneath will soften.
    • To prepare the iOpener insert it in the microwave for 30 seconds and apply it on the side edges of the phone so that the glue underneath will soften.

  5. Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool. Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool.

  6. Remove the pink sticker.
    • Remove the pink sticker.

  7. Remove the three 1.5mm Phillips #000 screws.
    • Remove the three 1.5mm Phillips #000 screws.

  8. Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the orange and black battery cables from the motherboard. Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the orange and black battery cables from the motherboard.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to disconnect the orange and black battery cables from the motherboard.

  9. Remove the battery from the phone.
    • Remove the battery from the phone.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Just did this successfully, thanks for the steps.

I’d suggest adding to BE CAREFUL WHEN PRYING OUT THE BATTERY. #1 there is the screen cable under there and if you damage that, then have fun getting a new screen. #2 lithium batteries can ignite when punctured (like I did). Go easy working your way in and take note of where the screen cable is (lower black cable in step 9 image).

russellvinegar - Reply

11/09/19 - What is this pink sticker called so I can purchase a replacement? Can copper foil, conducive tape be used in place of the clear pink sticker? I would appreciate answers to both questions please. Thank you.

RJEFFRIES - Reply

Anyone know where I can get replacement 1.17mm Torx T3 screws? Mine came stripped. I had a tough time getting them out and don’t want to use the same ones to put back in.

Melissa Padilla - Reply

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