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  1. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement, Rear Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement, Rear Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a fingernail or the flat end of a spudger into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.

    • Gently pry the rear cover away from the phone until all the plastic clips holding the cover are released.

  2. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the rear cover.

    • To reinstall the rear cover, align it to the back of the phone, and squeeze the perimeter of the phone to snap all the clips into place.

  3. Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Battery Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Insert a fingernail or the flat end of a spudger into the divot below the battery pack.

    • Pry the battery pack out of its recess.

    • If you use the spudger, do not push too hard or you will puncture the battery pack.

    • Remove the battery pack.

Conclusion

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

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Hmm I can't seem to get the back cover off my phone. This phone is a POS, always has been. It's slow, hard to use, and for almost 300.00 bucks it lasted about 2 years. What a racket these phone companies have going.

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