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.

Image 1/1: Be sure your device is turned off.
  • 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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Image 1/1: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Locate the two 2.0 mm black screws and unscrew using a Phillips PH00 bit. The connector will detach from the device. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: You will only need the watch/strap component so you can set aside the LCD/motherboard component. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Loosen the bracket by prying underneath the metal plating with the plastic opening tool. Remove the bracket and set it to the side. Image 2/3: The battery should now be exposed. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Using the plastic opening tool, pry underneath the leads and disconnect it from the back of the watch. Image 2/3: Slowly tug on the "PULL" tag and remove the battery from the watch. Image 3/3: 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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