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Introduction

The battery, like most batteries, gives juice to the device. This guide will show you how to carefully remove it for troubleshooting purposes.

  1. Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the plastic panel shown on the device.

    • Use the tool to pry the plastic away from the device.

    • There will be adhesive holding this piece of plastic to the device. You may have to pull pretty hard to get it separated.

    This is not the best way to do this. The plastic panel snaps in on the lower/center part and slides into notches in the top. When you do as this instructs it breaks the tabs that connect on the top. If you can slide a few of the guitar picks into the lower part and get all the glue disconnected and get it to get past the snaps on the bottom you can then slide it upward and remove it without damaging the panel.

    sam - Reply

  2. Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use an aluminum driver attached with a Phillips head size #00 to remove the four 3mm screws shown in the picture. For reassembly, note that the top two and bottom two screws are different sizes.

  3. Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 3 Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 3 Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Once the screws are removed, the back panel can slide off the device.

    Why is step 4 needed? The magnetic component doesn’t appear to be in the way of the battery replacement. Is the magnetic component just sitting on the posts (without screws attaching)? Will any magnet work to remove it? Is there any electrical connection to this component?

    John - Reply

    There is no electrical connection, it is just sitting there. It should be removed so that it doesn’t fall out during the rest of the repair.

    Merlin04 - Reply

    I’ve tackled apparently more complicated jobs on iMac, MacBook and iPhone, but this one has defeated me! I can’t complete step 3 the panel simply will not slide off.

    Graham Miles - Reply

    Correction, tried some more. After one and a half hours of struggling I finally managed to slide the cover off. Now tht it’s been done once, it slides on and off easily.Just putting this here in case others have the same problem - persevere. In principle the job’s an easy one.

    Graham Miles - Reply

    If the old battery swells, as mine did, the board will not slide out of the case. Too much pressure exerted on the case from the swollen battery.

    I had to separate the two halves of the case.

    Robert Sauve - Reply

  4. Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the magnetic component with the magnetic head of the aluminum driver.

    This instruction confused me. There is a component above the battery. It’s not held there by anything (no adhesive or fasteners), so you can just take it off. They’re saying to use anything magnetic to pick it up, but you can just use your fingers.

    moec - Reply

  5. Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 1 of 2 Kindle Voyage Battery Replacement, Battery: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Use a plastic card to pry the battery away from the device.

    • Gently un-clip the battery plug from the device and remove the battery.

    The battery in mine was VERY firmly stuck with adhesive. I had to use a lot of force to remove it, and the battery bent significantly.

    Patrick Cohen (ig88b) - Reply

    where did you buy a battery?

    thanks

    baggins - Reply

    Battery is now available from iFixit. See link on this page.

    moec - Reply

    I used an old credit card to carefully “cut” the battery from the base. You have to exercise some patience here, because the battery is very thin and bendable and probably dangerous to bend too much. The thin, tape-like adhesive stuck to the case as the battery itself came off, so the new battery stuck just fine to the old adhesive.

    Tor Willy Austerslått - Reply

    Shouldn’t you unplug the battery first, before attempting to pry the battery out of the device? That is the procedure for both the MacBook Pro and Galaxy S7 phone battery replacement.

    Rich - Reply

    Instructions worked perfectly, just make sure you have the right tools for the job. A solid small / mobile electronics repair toolset is a must.

    Jonathan Cilley - Reply

Conclusion

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

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Where can I buy a replacement buttery for my kindle voyage?

hegi88 - Reply

Where to find a replacement battery for kindle voyage 3G please if any one knows

Himadri Endow - Reply

Bump. Cannot seem to procure a new battery for the Kindle Voyage. Nice to know how to replace the old one; just need something to replace it WITH! Thanks for any hints on finding one. Battery model number is: MC-305070, 3.8V 1320mAh/5.01Wh, P/N 58-000056

larryg - Reply

Any advance on where one can find a replacement battery for the Kindle Journal?

Charles WRIGHT - Reply

Still looking for a source for this battery.

Neil Hall - Reply

For those looking for the battery, I’ve found them on both amazon and eBay by searching “305070 battery”

Amy Galvan - Reply

what does the battery symbol with an “!” in it mean?

book Lover - Reply

For those looking for the battery, iFixit now sells it. Inexpensive and good quality, arrived quickly. See link on this page.

moec - Reply

Well, good news is this was pretty easy. Bad news is my device still shows a battery ! icon. So something else is wrong. If anyone has any suggestions, I am interested in hearing….

moec - Reply

Guide worked great, thanks! Charging to 100% for calibration now. Used a credit card to slowly peel the battery up. I already had double sided sticky tape, so I was able to re-stick both the battery and the plastic cover. If anyone is curious, the two longer screws are the ones closer to the center of the device, and the shorter screws are the ones on the top edge. Long live the Voyage, Amazon’s best kindle model to date!

Eric Bostrom - Reply

What adhesive is recommended to use when putting device back together? A certain size tape or the adhesive glue?

Kyle Allevato - Reply

I just received my replacement battery of eBay and I noticed some small dents in the new battery. Should I proceed with installation or ask for a new battery?

Sleetui - Reply

Step 3:

If the old battery swells, as mine did, the board will not slide out of the case. Too much pressure exerted on the case from the swollen battery.

I had to separate the two halves of the case.

Robert Sauve - Reply

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