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Introduction

Follow this guide to remove and replace the battery on a Logitech G533 wireless gaming headset. You may need to do this repair if the battery no longer holds a charge.

If your battery is swollen, take appropriate precautions.

  1. Shift the power switch down to the OFF position to turn off the headset.
    • Shift the power switch down to the OFF position to turn off the headset.

    • The blue background should be covered by the switch when the headset is turned off.

    • The power switch is located on the left ear cup.

  2. Place the headset on your work surface so that the microphone is facing up. Rotate the ear cups 90 degrees so that the mesh ear pads are laying on the table and the Logitech G logo is facing up. Rotate the ear cups 90 degrees so that the mesh ear pads are laying on the table and the Logitech G logo is facing up.
    • Place the headset on your work surface so that the microphone is facing up.

    • Rotate the ear cups 90 degrees so that the mesh ear pads are laying on the table and the Logitech G logo is facing up.

  3. Use two fingers to rotate the battery cover on the right ear cup counterclockwise. The indicator on the battery cover should point to the right-hand mark on the headset when the battery cover is unlatched. The indicator on the battery cover should point to the right-hand mark on the headset when the battery cover is unlatched.
    • Use two fingers to rotate the battery cover on the right ear cup counterclockwise.

    • The indicator on the battery cover should point to the right-hand mark on the headset when the battery cover is unlatched.

  4. Lift and remove the battery cover. To reinstall the battery cover, line up the arrow on the inside of the ear cup with the one on the battery cover. Then, rotate the battery cover clockwise. The ear cup arrow is located on the right side of the battery compartment. The battery cover arrow is located on the inside right edge of the cover.
    • Lift and remove the battery cover.

    • To reinstall the battery cover, line up the arrow on the inside of the ear cup with the one on the battery cover. Then, rotate the battery cover clockwise.

    • The ear cup arrow is located on the right side of the battery compartment. The battery cover arrow is located on the inside right edge of the cover.

  5. The battery is still connected to the headset by cables at the bottom of the battery recess. Do not try to completely remove the battery before disconnecting it. While removing the battery, keep it as close to the recess as possible to prevent straining the cables.
    • The battery is still connected to the headset by cables at the bottom of the battery recess. Do not try to completely remove the battery before disconnecting it.

    • While removing the battery, keep it as close to the recess as possible to prevent straining the cables.

    • Use your finger to lift up the bottom edge of the battery by the tab between the two clips.

    • You only need to lift the battery enough to detach it from the two clips securing it.

  6. Slide the battery out of the recess in the direction of its tab to remove it. Slide the battery out of the recess in the direction of its tab to remove it. Slide the battery out of the recess in the direction of its tab to remove it.
    • Slide the battery out of the recess in the direction of its tab to remove it.

  7. Place the battery on your work surface so the cables face up. Place the battery as close to the ear cup as possible to avoid straining the cables.
    • Place the battery on your work surface so the cables face up.

    • Place the battery as close to the ear cup as possible to avoid straining the cables.

    • Don't twist the cables more than necessary to place the battery on your work surface.

  8. While holding the battery connector socket, pull the battery connector out. Hold the battery connector socket and battery connector by their plastic frames and not by their cables to prevent damaging them.
    • While holding the battery connector socket, pull the battery connector out.

    • Hold the battery connector socket and battery connector by their plastic frames and not by their cables to prevent damaging them.

    • If necessary, pull the battery connector with a rocking motion to "walk" it out of its socket.

    • You may need to use your fingernails to pull the battery connector out by the shelf near the cables.

    • When inserting the battery connector, make sure it is oriented correctly. The red cable on the battery connector should line up with the red cable on the battery socket.

  9. Remove the battery from the headset.
    • Remove the battery from the headset.

    • This headset has a plastic reinforced battery pack. You can reinstall the original battery if needed.

Conclusion

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Logitech G533 Answers community for help.

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