Introduction

If your phone is having issues holding a charge or the battery doesn't charge, it might be time to replace your phone's battery. Find out how to replace it in this guide

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the 4.9 mm torx head screws located on the camera plate on the back of the phone Remove the 4.9 mm torx head screws located on the camera plate on the back of the phone
  • Remove the 4.9 mm torx head screws located on the camera plate on the back of the phone

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Remove the 3.65 mm Torx head screws at the bottom of the phone.
  • Remove the 3.65 mm Torx head screws at the bottom of the phone.

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Remove the SIM card tray by pushing a pin into the hole on the side of the phone. Remove the SIM card tray by pushing a pin into the hole on the side of the phone.
  • Remove the SIM card tray by pushing a pin into the hole on the side of the phone.

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Push the Spudger along the gap between the phone and the backplate to separate them. Push the Spudger along the gap between the phone and the backplate to separate them.
  • Push the Spudger along the gap between the phone and the backplate to separate them.

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Carefully pull the backplate away from the phone.
  • Carefully pull the backplate away from the phone.

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Peel away protective the film using your hands. Peel away protective the film using your hands.
  • Peel away protective the film using your hands.

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Remove any adhesive strips holding the battery in place gently using a fingernail or spudger. The regular black nylon spudger should be used whenever possible, especially around batteries.
  • Remove any adhesive strips holding the battery in place gently using a fingernail or spudger.

  • The regular black nylon spudger should be used whenever possible, especially around batteries.

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Disconnect the orange battery ribbon cable by gently lifting with a spudger.
  • Disconnect the orange battery ribbon cable by gently lifting with a spudger.

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Insert a fingernail or spudger into either side  of the battery and lift upward. Remove the battery from phone. Remove the battery from phone.
  • Insert a fingernail or spudger into either side of the battery and lift upward.

  • Remove the battery from phone.

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Conclusion

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

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Where to buy such battery?

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