Introduction

This guide explain step by step how to replace the battery of your LG Optimus G with a couple of tools.

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  • SIM eject tool

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Remove the 2 screws holding the back cover using a T5 screwdriver. Use a guitar pick or a plastic opening tool to free the clips on the top and each side of the back cover.
  • Remove the 2 screws holding the back cover using a T5 screwdriver.

  • Use a guitar pick or a plastic opening tool to free the clips on the top and each side of the back cover.

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  • Use an opening pick to pry off the rear case.

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Remove the tape over the battery, the screws and the antenna connector cord. Be careful removing the golden tape because it is below the antenna connector cord.
  • Remove the tape over the battery, the screws and the antenna connector cord.

  • Be careful removing the golden tape because it is below the antenna connector cord.

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Remove the the screws securing the battery cable connector. Disconnect the battery cable.
  • Remove the the screws securing the battery cable connector.

  • Disconnect the battery cable.

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The battery is held down by some adhesive.
  • The battery is held down by some adhesive.

  • Carefully heat the battery to loosen the adhesive holding it to the case.

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Pry the battery up from the case. Be very careful not to puncture the battery when prying. Use blunt plastic tools.
  • Pry the battery up from the case.

  • Be very careful not to puncture the battery when prying. Use blunt plastic tools.

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The battery is removed. Replace the battery with a new one. Replace the battery with a new one.
  • The battery is removed.

  • Replace the battery with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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