Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery in the LG V20.

If your battery is swollen be extra careful. Swollen batteries can be very dangerous, so wear eye protection and exercise due caution, or take it to a professional if you're not sure how to proceed.

Tools

No tools required.

Press the button on the lower right side of the LG V20 to open the clamp that holds the back cover on the back side of the phone.
  • Press the button on the lower right side of the LG V20 to open the clamp that holds the back cover on the back side of the phone.

  • Remove the back cover.

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Before disassembling your phone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.
  • Before disassembling your phone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger and insert it in the small recess at the lower end of the battery.

  • Use the spudger to lever out the battery and remove it.

    • You can do this with your fingers but take care not to puncture the battery with your fingernails.

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Conclusion

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

For optimal performance and to avoid software sided errors, calibrate your newly installed battery: Drain battery below 10%, then charge uninterrupted to 100%.

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