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This will be a step-by-step guide to remove the battery assembly from the Nvidia Shield. This will need to be performed to install a new battery into the device. The user will not need any special skills beforehand to successfully remove the battery. The user can put the device back together with a new battery installed by following the steps in reverse. Replacing the battery in a Nvidia Shield can help improve the quality of the battery life of the product. If you notice the battery swelling or smoking, before proceeding check out the guide for what to do with a swollen battery.

  1. Unscrew the 7 6.4mm T5 Torx screws from back panel Use spudger to separate front and back panels Use spudger to separate front and back panels
    • Unscrew the 7 6.4mm T5 Torx screws from back panel

    • Use spudger to separate front and back panels

  2. The green grill is not screwed in so it can be pulled right out. The green grill is not screwed in so it can be pulled right out.
    • The green grill is not screwed in so it can be pulled right out.

  3. Remove the six 6.5mm T5 Torx screws. Remove power wires. Peel back copper tape and remove black and white wires.
    • Remove the six 6.5mm T5 Torx screws.

    • Remove power wires.

    • Peel back copper tape and remove black and white wires.

  4. Pull the battery apparatus out once all cables are removed.
    • Pull the battery apparatus out once all cables are removed.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

For replacement batteries, are they 18650? Do I want flat top or button tops?

evan - Reply

Hello,

any idea what connector the battery uses? I have a replacement pack but they put the cable on the wrong side of the pack (doesn’t fit backwards either)

Brett - Reply

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