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Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Heat the right edge: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Completely power off your phone before you begin.

    • Heat an iOpener and apply it to the back cover's right edge for two minutes.

    • A hair dryer, heat gun, or hot plate may also be used, but be careful not to overheat the phone—the display and internal battery are both susceptible to heat damage.

  2. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the right adhesive: step 2, image 1 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the right adhesive: step 2, image 2 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the right adhesive: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Apply a suction cup to the back of the phone, as close to the middle of the right edge as possible.

    • Pull up on the suction cup with a strong, steady force to create a gap between the back cover and the frame.

    • Depending on the age of your phone, this may be difficult. If you're having trouble, apply more heat to the edge and try again.

    • Insert an opening pick into the gap.

  3. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 3, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the pick along the right edge to slice the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick in the bottom right edge to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  4. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Heat the bottom edge: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Apply a heated iOpener to the back cover's bottom edge for two minutes.

  5. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Slice the bottom right corner adhesive: step 5, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Slice the bottom right corner adhesive: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the pick around the bottom right corner to slice the adhesive.

  6. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the pick along the bottom edge to slice the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick in the bottom left edge to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  7. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Apply a heated iOpener to the back cover's left edge for two minutes.

  8. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the pick around the bottom left corner to slice the adhesive.

  9. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the pick along the edge to slice the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick in the top left edge to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  10. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Apply a heated iOpener to the back cover's top edge for two minutes.

  11. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the pick around the top left corner to slice the adhesive.

  12. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the pick along the top edge to slice the adhesive.

  13. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 13, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the back cover from the phone and remove it.

    • If the back cover is still stuck to the midframe, slide an opening pick around the edges of the phone until the cover separates completely.

  14. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the camera bezel adhesive: step 14, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the camera bezel adhesive: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Insert an opening pick between the right edge of the camera bezel and the motherboard cover.

    • Slide the pick back and forth along the edge to slice the adhesive.

  15. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Insert an opening pick between the left edge of the camera bezel and the motherboard cover.

    • Slide the pick back and forth along the edge to slice the adhesive.

  16. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the camera bezel: step 16, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the camera bezel: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the camera bezel from the phone and remove it.

    • During reassembly:

    • This is a good point to test your phone's functionality before sealing it up. Use this guide to run a hardware test. Be sure to power your phone back down completely before you continue working.

    • If you are replacing the fingerprint sensor or screen assembly, use this guide to calibrate the fingerprint sensor.

    • Follow this guide to replace the back cover and camera bezel adhesive.

  17. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Detach the left wireless charging coil tape: step 17, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Detach the left wireless charging coil tape: step 17, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the pointed end of a spudger underneath the tape that connects the wireless charging coil to the speaker on the bottom left of the phone.

    • Slowly lift the spudger up until the tape detaches from the speaker.

  18. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Detach the right wireless charging coil tape: step 18, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Detach the right wireless charging coil tape: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a spudger underneath the tape that connects the wireless charging coil to the daughterboard cover on the bottom right of the phone.

    • Slowly lift the spudger up until the tape detaches.

  19. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 19, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 19, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the ten 4 mm screws securing the motherboard cover.

  20. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 20, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 20, image 2 of 2
    • Adhesive secures the motherboard cover to the motherboard itself.

    • Apply a heated iOpener between the bottom edge of the motherboard cover for two minutes.

  21. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 21, image 1 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 21, image 2 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement: step 21, image 3 of 3
    • Insert an opening tool between the motherboard cover and the midframe.

    • Pry up with the opening tool until you are able to grab the motherboard cover with your fingers.

    • During reassembly, press down around the perimeter of the motherboard cover to engage the clips.

  22. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the motherboard cover: step 22, image 1 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the motherboard cover: step 22, image 2 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the motherboard cover: step 22, image 3 of 3
    • Slowly pull the motherboard cover up and away from the phone and remove it.

  23. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Move the graphite film: step 23, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Move the graphite film: step 23, image 2 of 2
    • Use your fingers to move the graphite film that covers the battery out of the way.

  24. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 24, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 24, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the battery's press connector.

    • To re-attach press connectors like this one, carefully align and press down on one side until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other side. Do not press down on the middle. If the connector is misaligned, the pins can bend, causing permanent damage.

  25. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Apply isopropyl alcohol: step 25, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Apply isopropyl alcohol: step 25, image 2 of 2
    • Apply a few drops of high-concentration (90% or higher) isopropyl alcohol to the gaps along the battery's edges.

    • Tilt the device as you apply alcohol to help it flow under the battery.

    • Wait one minute to allow the isopropyl alcohol to penetrate the adhesive.

    • Only apply a few drops initially and apply more as necessary. If you apply too much alcohol, it may overflow onto the motherboard and daughterboard.

  26. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the battery's adhesive: step 26, image 1 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the battery's adhesive: step 26, image 2 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Separate the battery's adhesive: step 26, image 3 of 3
    • Take care not to puncture or bend the battery during the removal process—a punctured or bent battery may leak dangerous chemicals or cause a fire.

    • Apply a suction cup to the battery.

    • Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the battery and the frame.

    • If the battery doesn't budge, apply a few more drops of isopropyl alcohol and try again.

    • Insert an opening pick into the gap.

    • Continue to pull up on the suction cup while sliding the opening pick back and forth to slice the adhesive. Continue this process until the battery separates from the frame.

  27. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 27, image 1 of 2 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 27, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the battery from the midframe.

    • Do not reuse the battery if it has been deformed or damaged, as doing so is a potential safety hazard. Replace it with a new battery.

    • Follow this guide to install new battery adhesive.

  28. Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Transfer the battery's foam strip: step 28, image 1 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Transfer the battery's foam strip: step 28, image 2 of 3 Motorola Edge (2022) Battery Replacement, Transfer the battery's foam strip: step 28, image 3 of 3
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    • Use tweezers or your fingers to remove the foam strip from the battery's bottom edge.

    • Before installing your new battery, apply the foam strip to it.

Conclusion

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

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

For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery after completing this guide.

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 Answers community for help.

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Hello! Thanks for the tuto. Is it the same config for the Moto Edge 20? If not, where can I found a Moto Edge 20 tutorial for battery replacement?

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