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LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement, SIM Card: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Insert a SIM card eject tool into the hole in the SIM card slot on the top right of the phone.

    • After the SIM card tray is ejected, remove the SIM card tray from the phone.

    • Remove the SIM card from the tray.

  2. LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Place the phone so the back cover is facing upwards.

    • Insert the opening picks one by one onto each side with equal pressure.

    • There is extra adhesive at the top near the cameras. You need to loosen the adhesive there to open the case.

    • If the picks are too thick to fit in, you can use the Jimmy to start the process.

    • Use the pick with the best leverage to pry the back cover away from the phone.

  3. LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement, Speaker System: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • This device did not come with a midframe, but if yours does, follow the instructions in the teardown video to remove it.

    • Remove the screws along the perimeter and central area of the phone using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  4. LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement, Remove the speaker system: step 4, image 1 of 1
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    • Use your fingers or tweezers to remove the speaker system.

  5. LG G7 ThinQ Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 5, image 1 of 1
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    • Use a nylon spudger to disconnect the two clips holding down the battery: one on the bottom and one on the top.

    • There is glue holding down the battery so be careful when removing it.

    • Pry the battery out of the phone with a nylon spudger.

    • Alternatively, slide a flat plastic card underneath the battery to separate it from the frame.

    • Do not reuse the battery after it has been removed, as doing so is a potential safety hazard. Replace it with a new battery.

Conclusion

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

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