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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery in your Huawei Mate 9 smartphone. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

Before disassembling your phone, discharge the battery below 25%. The battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured, but the chances of that happening are much lower if discharged.

  1. First switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray. First switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.
    • First switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Remove both screws on the bottom with a Torx T2 screwdriver. Use a plastic opening tool to get between the display and the case. Open the smartphone by carefully prying out the display with all the parts out of the case.
    • Remove both screws on the bottom with a Torx T2 screwdriver.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to get between the display and the case. Open the smartphone by carefully prying out the display with all the parts out of the case.

    • Don't open the phone all the way, yet. The fingerprint sensor cable is still connected to the back cover.

  3. Swing open the phone to the right side. Disconnect the fingerprint sensor cable with a spudger.
    • Swing open the phone to the right side.

    • Disconnect the fingerprint sensor cable with a spudger.

  4. Carefully peel off the plastic sticker that holds both cables to the battery.
    • Carefully peel off the plastic sticker that holds both cables to the battery.

  5. Remove the water indicator sticker and the Phillips #00 screw beneath it, that holds the cable bracket in its place.
    • Remove the water indicator sticker and the Phillips #00 screw beneath it, that holds the cable bracket in its place.

  6. Remove the cable bracket.
    • Remove the cable bracket.

  7. Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect, the battery and the display flex cable. Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect, the battery and the display flex cable. Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect, the battery and the display flex cable.
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect, the battery and the display flex cable.

  8. Peel out the adhesive strip which is placed beneath the battery by steadily pulling at the tab in a flat angle. If the adhesive strip breaks, grab and twist it around tweezer tips a couple of times and then continue.
    • Peel out the adhesive strip which is placed beneath the battery by steadily pulling at the tab in a flat angle.

    • If the adhesive strip breaks, grab and twist it around tweezer tips a couple of times and then continue.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

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4 Comments

Danke für die detaillierte ANleitung, konnte meinen Akku wechseln und nun ist mein Handy wieder wie neu.

francisco.perez - Reply

it’s almost impossible to remove the battery without damaging it!

My advice to you is to buy the LCD screen with the battery included.

madani_salar - Reply

Habe es leider nicht hinbekommen - beim Versuch den Klebestreifen mit der Pinzette zu greifen hat mein Akku Feuer gefangen…

thej95 - Reply

Das hat sehr gut geklappt mit der Anleitung. Danke dafür, super happy.

Im Basic Rep Set fehlte leider einer der notwendigen Torx Schraubendreher.

Andreas Rapp - Reply

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