Introduction

This guide will aid you in the process of removing the battery of the device. This is useful in replacing a broken or dis-functioning battery.

Remove the red rubber case from the device.
  • Remove the red rubber case from the device.

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Make sure the screen is facing away from you and the back cover is facing you. Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.
  • Make sure the screen is facing away from you and the back cover is facing you.

  • Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.

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Using the plastic opening tool, remove the case.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the case.

  • Removing the case will take a bit of effort and force. We recommend using two hands and if possible another person to help. It will require some gusto.

  • It is helpful to pry at the corners first to loosen the case.

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After the back case is loosened, remove it from the device to change or access the battery.
  • After the back case is loosened, remove it from the device to change or access the battery.

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Grasp the circuit connected to the battery via wires. Slide the wires from the circuit to detach it. Slide the wires from the circuit to detach it.
  • Grasp the circuit connected to the battery via wires.

  • Slide the wires from the circuit to detach it.

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After the circuit is detached, the battery will be easily removable. Don’t rip the battery off of the board.
  • After the circuit is detached, the battery will be easily removable.

  • Don’t rip the battery off of the board.

  • The battery is stuck with adhesive tape to the board.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to apply pressure to the battery and lift it up from the adhesive.

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Conclusion

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

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