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Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the Microsoft Band 2 battery in case the battery dies out, a common problem in the Band 2.

  1. Peel back the metal cover on the end of the watchband.
    • Peel back the metal cover on the end of the watchband.

  2. Use a T3 Torx screwdriver to unscrew the four 6 mm screws on the corners of the  metal cover plate.
    • Use a T3 Torx screwdriver to unscrew the four 6 mm screws on the corners of the metal cover plate.

  3. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the metal cover plate.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the metal cover plate.

  4. Detach the black ribbon cable by using the tweezers. Detach the black ribbon cable by using the tweezers.
    • Detach the black ribbon cable by using the tweezers.

  5. Detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector by using the tweezers. Detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector by using the tweezers.
    • Detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector by using the tweezers.

  6. Pry out the battery using the plastic opening tool. Pry out the battery using the plastic opening tool.
    • Pry out the battery using the plastic opening tool.

Conclusion

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

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14 Comments

My Band 2 is not charging and it showing empty battery with AC plugin Icon, but after longtime its not charging . In this case if I replace the battery is it will work or not?

Notes: did not turn on.

Tanvir Ahmed Howlader - Reply

Microsoft band guide works well - I managed to remove the battery easily - but where do I get a new battery from ?

Margo Bowes - Reply

TWO WORDS:

THANK YOU!

(A++++)

Somebody know where to buy battery replacement?

;)

I Want Fix IT - Reply

The only place i found was ebay:

ftlay - Reply

Batteries can be found on ebay. I was surprised to see the band come back to life. I found the “pop” connector difficult to align properly. Almost lost patience with it. Got it on, reassembled and it powered up.

Dwight Gaut - Reply

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