Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the battery on your device.

Use a philips #00 screwdriver to unscrew both 4.064mm screws at the top of the device which hold it together. Use a philips #00 screwdriver to unscrew both 4.064mm screws at the top of the device which hold it together.
  • Use a philips #00 screwdriver to unscrew both 4.064mm screws at the top of the device which hold it together.

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Press a plastic opening tool into the space between the front and back portions of the case. Run it along the perimeter of the device to unhook the many plastic tabs.
  • Press a plastic opening tool into the space between the front and back portions of the case.

  • Run it along the perimeter of the device to unhook the many plastic tabs.

  • Gently pull both sides apart.

    • The speaker is connected to the back cover so be careful when separating

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Use a soldering iron to remove the soldered connections from the battery to the motherboard.
  • Use a soldering iron to remove the soldered connections from the battery to the motherboard.

    • For your safety and to ensure a correct repair, be sure to exercise caution when using the soldering iron.

    • For more information about soldering, check out this guide.

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Using a spudger, pry the battery off of the rest of the body
  • Using a spudger, pry the battery off of the rest of the body

    • The battery is taped on with double sided tape. It would be a good idea to have another strip to reattach the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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