Introduction

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

Start on the bottom left corner of the back cover with an opening pick. Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.
  • Start on the bottom left corner of the back cover with an opening pick.

  • Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.

What could you use instead of an opening pick??

Alfredo - Reply

Like, could a guitar pick wor? Or anything else?

Alfredo - Reply

A guitar pick will also do.

Tobias Isakeit -

There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top.
  • There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top.

    • Be careful with the flex cable at the right hand side.

  • Twist the opening pick to lever the back cover away and loosen it from the adhesive.

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When the back cover is freed from the adhesive you can pop it off by hand completely.
  • When the back cover is freed from the adhesive you can pop it off by hand completely.

Hi! Im so sad! At the begginig of the operation i ve broken the white seal/connector that in one side is connected to the board and the other side is "glued" to the battery. Can someone help me? how can i solve this?? There is no image displayed on the screen. but there is vibration, sound, notifications... can someone help me please???

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On the bottom of the phone remove the following screws: Three 2.9 mm Phillips #00 screws Four 3.8 mm Phillips #00 screws
  • On the bottom of the phone remove the following screws:

    • Three 2.9 mm Phillips #00 screws

    • Four 3.8 mm Phillips #00 screws

  • Now you can grab the loudspeaker unit and take it out.

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Loosen the nine Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate with the sensor. If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside. Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard.
  • Loosen the nine Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate with the sensor.

    • If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside.

  • Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard.

    • Don't take away the plate, yet. The NFC antenna is still glued to it.

  • Peel off the the flex cable of the NFC antenna that is adhered to the metal plate.

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Disconnect the motherboard flex cable on both ends and take it away. Disconnect the motherboard flex cable on both ends and take it away. Disconnect the motherboard flex cable on both ends and take it away.
  • Disconnect the motherboard flex cable on both ends and take it away.

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Peel off the NFC antenna from the battery. Be careful not to rip or crease the antenna.
  • Peel off the NFC antenna from the battery.

    • Be careful not to rip or crease the antenna.

    • If you are just removing the battery to get to the display, you can leave the NFC on the battery.

  • Unplug the battery connector.

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Slide the spudger under the battery at the place shown in the picture and pry it loose slowly . Be careful not to damage the display flex cable that runs underneath the battery in the center. Be careful not to damage the display flex cable that runs underneath the battery in the center.
  • Slide the spudger under the battery at the place shown in the picture and pry it loose slowly .

    • Be careful not to damage the display flex cable that runs underneath the battery in the center.

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Conclusion

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

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There is an extra step where you need to remove the cover of the board at the top of the phone in order to remove the NFC antenna which is not described in this guide. Better watch this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADZiL7JK...

Costas Geraniou - Reply

Thanks Costas for the hint. We added the missing step.

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Very very thanks!

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