Introduction

Note: This guide is a continuation off of the display housing removal guide. It is crucial that you follow and complete the prerequisite guide step-by-step.

Use this guide to easily replace a faulty battery or insert a fresh new battery for a longer- lasting, more reliable Samsung Galaxy watch.

Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 4.0 mm screws on the back of the device.
  • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 4.0 mm screws on the back of the device.

  • Be sure your device is turned off.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the display housing from from the device.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the display housing from from the device.

  • To ensure you don't damage your device, insert the opening tool and slide it the entire length of the gap on both sides of the device.

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Gently pry back the metal flap on top of the connector. Locate the two 2.0 mm black screws and unscrew using a Phillips PH00 bit. The connector will detach from the device.
  • Gently pry back the metal flap on top of the connector.

  • Locate the two 2.0 mm black screws and unscrew using a Phillips PH00 bit. The connector will detach from the device.

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After separating the LCD/motherboard from the actual watch itself, the watch should be in two separate pieces. You will only need the watch/strap component so you can set aside the LCD/motherboard component.
  • After separating the LCD/motherboard from the actual watch itself, the watch should be in two separate pieces.

  • You will only need the watch/strap component so you can set aside the LCD/motherboard component.

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Look for the metal bracket that covers and secures the battery in place. Loosen the bracket by prying underneath the metal plating with the plastic opening tool. Remove the bracket and set it to the side. The battery should now be exposed.
  • Look for the metal bracket that covers and secures the battery in place.

  • Loosen the bracket by prying underneath the metal plating with the plastic opening tool. Remove the bracket and set it to the side.

  • The battery should now be exposed.

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Notice the leads attached to the base of the watch. You will need to remove this before you pull the battery out. Using the plastic opening tool, pry underneath the leads and disconnect it from the back of the watch. Slowly tug on the "PULL" tag and remove the battery from the watch.
  • Notice the leads attached to the base of the watch. You will need to remove this before you pull the battery out.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry underneath the leads and disconnect it from the back of the watch.

  • Slowly tug on the "PULL" tag and remove the battery from the watch.

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Conclusion

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

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WHERE DO I GET A NEW bATTERY & THE TOOLS; IS A COMPLETE KIT AVAILABLE?

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where do I get the battery & tools

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