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Battery having issues and need to be placed? This guide will take you through the steps necessary to have a new battery in your Nintendo 3DS XL in no time!

  1. Loosen the two 4.2 mm-length screws located at the top of the back cover. The screws have locking washers that prevent the screws from falling off of the back cover. Leave these locking washers on the screws; it is not necessary to remove the washers for this repair guide.
    • Loosen the two 4.2 mm-length screws located at the top of the back cover.

    • The screws have locking washers that prevent the screws from falling off of the back cover. Leave these locking washers on the screws; it is not necessary to remove the washers for this repair guide.

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  3. Hold the device so that the cover is facing up. Using a plastic opening tool, pry off the cover starting at the top right corner.
    • Hold the device so that the cover is facing up.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry off the cover starting at the top right corner.

    • Hold the edge of the cover to ensure it does not reattach.

    • Look for the small section below the stylus compartment. Pry off the cover at that point if it is still attached.

    • Take off the cover of the device and set aside.

  4. Insert the plastic opening tool into the opening located on the right side of the battery. Pry off the battery from the lower casing. Lift the battery out of the case and set aside.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the opening located on the right side of the battery.

    • Pry off the battery from the lower casing.

    • Lift the battery out of the case and set aside.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Time estimate: 3 - 9 hours Difficulty: Very difficult ??????

More like 30-90 seconds, and that's if you have to search for a screwdriver.

Tommy Lynch - Reply

机器无法开机怎么办?是电池的问题吗?

doanaruto - Reply

It should be noted that the bottom three clips on the bottom of the backplate can’t just be snapped in, they need to be slipped in, so when removing the backplate, it should be tiled away from the system and then pulled up from the bottom, and those three clips on the bottom should be the first clips in when you’re putting it back together, sliding them in with the backplate at an angle, and then the rest of the clips just snap in.

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