Introduction

If the battery is drained of life, you will need to replace it. This guide will give you step-by-step instructions on how to replace the battery.

Use the iOpener tool to unglue the adhesive of the device. The link to the iOpener instructions are listed below.
  • Use the iOpener tool to unglue the adhesive of the device. The link to the iOpener instructions are listed below.

  • iOpener Instructions

Place the flat head of the bigger plastic opening tool in between the front plate and back plate.
  • Place the flat head of the bigger plastic opening tool in between the front plate and back plate.

  • Pull the tool toward the back of the device to pry it open.

  • Repeat this process over all edges of the device.

Open up the device by pulling the front plate straight up from the back plate.
  • Open up the device by pulling the front plate straight up from the back plate.

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Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket. Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket.
  • Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket.

Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.55 mm screws in the motherboard.
  • Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.55 mm screws in the motherboard.

  • The names of the screwdriver heads are listed on the sides of each head.

Remove the motherboard from the device by lifting it up from the back plate.
  • Remove the motherboard from the device by lifting it up from the back plate.

Desolder the battery from the back of the motherboard using the heated soldering iron.
Conclusion

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

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what are the battery spec. that are used , for the replacement battery?

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