Introduction

Make sure device is off for this project.

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Replace the DS Lite battery

Place your device upside down and locate the battery compartment.
  • Place your device upside down and locate the battery compartment.

  • Find the phillips head screw securing the battery cover in the bottom right hand corner of the device.

  • Loosen the screw enough to remove the battery cover but leave the screw in the cover for reassembly.

  • Use only a phillips screwdriver to remove screw.

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Slowly remove the battery cover with the iFixit opening tool.
  • Slowly remove the battery cover with the iFixit opening tool.

  • Make sure to remove the cover carefully to keep from losing phillips screw in the cover. It will be needed for reassembly.

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  • Use the iFixit opening tool to carefully pry the battery out of the case.

  • After the old battery is removed replace it with a new battery facing the same direction as when the cover was opened.

  • For some devices, you may be able to remove the battery by flipping the DS over and letting the battery fall into your hand.

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  • Place the battery cover on the top and gently screw in the phillips head screw to firmly secure the battery.

  • Use only the phillips screwdriver to tighten the screw.

  • After this step you will have successfully relpaced your Nintendo DS battery.

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Conclusion

To replace battery and reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse.

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