Use this guide to replace the battery in your Huawei P9 smartphone.

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.

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

  • Unscrew the two Pentalobe P2 screws located at the bottom next to the device's USB C port.

  • If the screen is cracked you might want to use some tape to protect your eyes from glass shreds and get a better grip to open the phone.

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Use an iSclack or a suction handle to separate the display unit from the rear panel.
  • Use an iSclack or a suction handle to separate the display unit from the rear panel.

    • Don't remove the rear panel completely yet. There is a cable connected to it! It is running from the finger print sensor to the display unit.

If you cant get suction because of cracks in the screen, use wide tape to create smooth surface.

Kent Alexander Johansen - Reply

If your screen is smashed, and nothing else will work (iSclack etc), you can get a thin blade between the casing and the screen assembly and the bottom. The screen assembly can then be pried out. I fought with mine before discovering this. Be careful of the broken glass.

Rob Collins - Reply

I struggled to remove screen with suction cups due to damage to the back case. I used a jim to pry from bottom by usb c port, worked well.

Philip Lloyd - Reply

Be very carrefull as it can open in one fell swoop !

Jean-Marc Boisseau - Reply

  • Disconnect the finger print sensor using a spudger.

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  • Unplug the antenna cable.

  • Remove the liquid contact indicator that sits on top of the screw.

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  • Unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate in place.

  • The plate, which is covering the battery connector, has two little hooks on each side. Use a tweezer to free them and unhinge the plate by carefully moving it upwards.

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  • Now you can unplug the battery connector and bend it aside.

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  • Free the ends of the adhesive pull tabs to get a good grip on them.

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  • The battery is secured with three pieces of adhesive, a removable pull-tab in the center, and on the SIM tray side. A third piece of adhesive on the button side has no pull-tab.

  • Pull the adhesive tabs in a slow constant movement to free the battery.

    • Should those adhesive tabs snap, you might want to use an iOpener to heat and soften them a little bit so you can pry out the battery with a spudger.

    • There are two cables running directly underneath the battery. Take care not to damage them when prying with a spudger! You can see their position in the last picture.

  • Slowly lift the battery toward the button side and free it from the remaining hidden piece of adhesive.

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

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Just FYI, My replacement battery from Huawei doesn’t fit. The cable doesn’t reach the connector. Soldering Required!

dallebull - Reply

Bonjour j es effectué cette opération.J es changé le connecteur de chargeur complet suite à un dysfonctionnement. Et la batterie aussi.Et mon soucis reste le même. Le téléphone s allumé mais pas de voyant de charge.merci de me renseigner.

Berhault - Reply


J’ai le même problème , avez-vous trouvé une solution ?

Amenis -

Bonjour suite à une panne avec mon huawei p9 j es changé le connecteur de chargeur et la batterie et mon problèmereste toujours le même. Il charge toujours pas.merci de me

Berhault - Reply

Dalebull what the !&&* have you done to the batteries in the pictures

Justinas Vaiciunas - Reply

My thoughts exactly, Justinas

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