Introduction

This guide is to show you how to replace the battery on Palm Zire 71.

  1. Flip the phone over
    • Flip the phone over

    • Slide the back cover upward to open

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  2. Use Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the top screws
    • Use Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the top screws

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    • Remove the back sticker

    • Remove the bottom Philips #00 screws

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    • Turn to the frontside

    • Slide the screen upward a little higher WITHOUT detaching the screen

    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the front panel

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    • Remove the bottom Philips #00 screws

    • Remove the bracket

    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the speaker

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    • Slide the back cover off

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    • Remove the Philips #00 screw

    • Remove the sliver metal piece

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    • Remove the Philips screws #00

    • Remove the rear blue panel by prying both sides using the plastic opening tool

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    • Remove the black plastic sticker

    • Pull the tap up to remove the metal cap

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    • Remove the cable by pinching the sides and pulling

    • Pry off the battery with the plastic opening tool

    • Insert the new battery

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Conclusion

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

Jinxian Jiang

Member since: 04/28/2011

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It's clear they just want you to throw it away when the battery dies. That was quite a chore getting the parts off and such without destroying the circuit board and that fine ribbon cable. Got it done though. No wifi I see. Too bad.

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