Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the battery on the Freeway.

Turn off the device before proceeding. Failure to do so may result in device damage or injury to oneself. Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger. Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger.
  • Turn off the device before proceeding. Failure to do so may result in device damage or injury to oneself.

  • Remove the rubber pads from the bottom of the device using the spudger.

Remove the eight 6mm T9 screws. Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device. Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device.
  • Remove the eight 6mm T9 screws.

  • Two of these screws are underneath the foam padding. This padding is glued on and will be destroyed in this process. Poking through the foam minimizes the damage to the device.

Gently lift the front panel off of the device and carefully rest it to the side. Gently lift the front panel off of the device and carefully rest it to the side. Gently lift the front panel off of the device and carefully rest it to the side.
  • Gently lift the front panel off of the device and carefully rest it to the side.

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Remove the rubber gasket using tweezers. Remove the rubber gasket using tweezers.
  • Remove the rubber gasket using tweezers.

Remove the five 6mm T6 screws connecting the circuit board to the rear panel. Remove the five 6mm T6 screws connecting the circuit board to the rear panel.
  • Remove the five 6mm T6 screws connecting the circuit board to the rear panel.

Remove the microphone from microphone slot. Remove the microphone from microphone slot. Remove the microphone from microphone slot.
  • Remove the microphone from microphone slot.

Carefully use the plastic opening tool to lift the circuit board up. Carefully use the plastic opening tool to lift the circuit board up. Carefully use the plastic opening tool to lift the circuit board up.
  • Carefully use the plastic opening tool to lift the circuit board up.

Desolder the three wires connecting the battery.
  • Desolder the three wires connecting the battery.

  • Please refer to the soldering technique guide for instructions on desoldering and soldering.

Where will I get the replacement battery. Any source in India if possible....

Prasanna N - Reply

Conclusion

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

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Alec Wilson

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Hey Alec,

Why does your guide to replacing the battery in the Jabra Freeway say "no parts required"?

This would be much more useful if you provide a part number and source(s) for the replacement battery. And then maybe show removing the old battery and installing the new one.

Glenn C - Reply

Hi,

Does anyone knows a source for the compatible battery. Since Jabra Freeway battery has 3 wires, cannot find it online. I could find compatible batteries from China websites but they were with 2 wires.

Devesh Singh Senwal - Reply

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