Introduction

The most common issue with the Polaroid S10 is the power. This guide will show you how to replace the battery.

Place an opening pick between the volume button and the back cover. More than one pick may be needed but avoid placing more than two in the same space. Excessive force on the pick will break the volume button.
  • Place an opening pick between the volume button and the back cover.

  • More than one pick may be needed but avoid placing more than two in the same space.

  • Excessive force on the pick will break the volume button.

  • Carefully use the metal spudger to remove the back cover.

  • A plastic snap noise is normal due to the tabs on the back cover.

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Use spudger tool carefully remove the tape nearest to the battery. Use caution while removing tape. Too much force can damage the device. Gently use the spudger to remove the battery out of place by wedging it out from the bottom.
  • Use spudger tool carefully remove the tape nearest to the battery.

  • Use caution while removing tape. Too much force can damage the device.

  • Gently use the spudger to remove the battery out of place by wedging it out from the bottom.

  • Do not move the battery. Moving it could cause the cables to be ripped out.

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Carefully desolder the 2 wires that connect the battery to the motherboard. Do not touch the soldering iron to the motherboard or the LCD screen.
  • Carefully desolder the 2 wires that connect the battery to the motherboard.

  • Do not touch the soldering iron to the motherboard or the LCD screen.

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Conclusion

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

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Can't open the %#*@ thing!!!!!!!!!!

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