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Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert your fingernail or the flat end of a spudger into the notch on the bottom edge of the phone near the charging port.

    • Pry with your fingernail or twist the spudger to release the back cover from the phone.

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    • Insert the flat end of a spudger into the seam and slide it along the bottom edge to release the clips holding the back cover to the phone.

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    • Continue sliding the flat end of the spudger along the seam for the remaining sides of the phone.

  4. Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Lift the back cover and remove it from the phone.

    • To reinstall the back cover, align the cover with the phone and squeeze along the edges to snap the clips back into place.

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    • Insert your fingernail or the flat end of the spudger into the notch below the battery.

    • Pry with your fingernail or spudger until you free the battery from its recess.

  6. Motorola Moto G5 Battery Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery.

    • When installing the battery, make sure the battery's contacts line up with the three gold pins on the top right.

Conclusion

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

After completing this guide, calibrate your newly-installed battery.

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

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Motorola Moto G5 Answers community for troubleshooting help.

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5 Comments

this is not the g5 replacement procedure. it will not work.need to remove screen.

Tom Tercek - Reply

@Tom Tercek - You are in a huge mistake. This is the Motorola Moto G5 phone and the battery is removable and as shown on the pics, very easy to replace.

prishylets - Reply

is it also possible with moto g5s?

Jojo Blublub - Reply

Unfortunately, the G5S does not have an easily replaceable battery.

Arthur Shi -

Hi, I'm looking for parts for Moto G5, specifically an intern plastic cover that goes over the charge port.

Leonardo - Reply

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