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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery in your Huawei P10 smartphone.

  1. Switch off your phone. Remove the two Pentalobe P2 screws at the bottom. Remove the SIM card tray.
    • Switch off your phone.

    • Remove the two Pentalobe P2 screws at the bottom.

    • Remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the case starting at the bottom area of your phone. Carefully pry the display with its parts out of the case. Getting the prying tool in  will require some effort, be careful not to slide the tool too much or you might slightly damage the housing.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the case starting at the bottom area of your phone.

    • Carefully pry the display with its parts out of the case.

    • Getting the prying tool in will require some effort, be careful not to slide the tool too much or you might slightly damage the housing.

    • After you pried out the bottom end, use the opening tool to open the clamps on both sides.

  3. Don't open the phone all the way, yet. The cable for the standby and volume buttons is still connected to the back cover. Swing open the phone backwards.
    • Don't open the phone all the way, yet. The cable for the standby and volume buttons is still connected to the back cover.

    • Swing open the phone backwards.

    • Use a spudger to disconnect the power- and volume button flex cable.

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  5. Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.
    • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.

  6. Use tweezers to remove the two cable brackets. Use tweezers to remove the two cable brackets.
    • Use tweezers to remove the two cable brackets.

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

  8. The battery is glued in place with two adhesive strips. One with a pull tab and one without. Peel out the adhesive strip which is placed beneath the battery by steadily pulling at the tab in a flat angle.
    • The battery is glued in place with two adhesive strips. One with a pull tab and one without.

    • Peel out the adhesive strip which is placed beneath the battery by steadily pulling at the tab in a flat angle.

    • It is likely that the adhesive strip rips. In this case you can grab and twist it around a tweezers tip a couple of times and then continue.

    • Use an iOpener to loosen the remaining adhesive.

    • Take care to not bend or puncture the battery.

    • Insert an opening pick or spudger beneath the battery and carefully pry it out.

    • Remove the battery.

    • When reassembling your phone, replace old adhesive with stretch release adhesive strips, double-sided tape, or pre-cut adhesive strips.

    • Never reinstall a battery that has been bent or damaged during removal.

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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Thanks for posting this this give me new ideas.

Dave Dayanan - Reply

Facile comme bonjour. Les outils que j'avais reçu avec la batterie étaient de piètre qualité, j'ai donc utilisé des mini-spatules utilisées pour lisser les joints en silicone, c'est pile la consistance voulue pour décoller le dos et la batterie, ni trop ferme ni trop souple.

lepisosteus74 - Reply

Easy fix, thanks a lot.

Noé Barreau - Reply

Excellent guide, was done in 20 minutes, thankyou!

Mog Kupo - Reply

Eccellente guida peccato che una volta montata la nuova batteria in cellulare si sente che si accende la il display rimane buio, controllato connessioni ma sono tutte ok e display sempre spento, cosa può essere?

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