Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery.

The following four steps can be accomplished without a plastic opening tool. However, it's recommended to use a  tool to best avoid breaking any clips along the perimeter of the rear case. Insert a plastic opening tool or fingernail into the notch in the gap between the rear case and the rest of the phone, located at the top of the device.
  • The following four steps can be accomplished without a plastic opening tool. However, it's recommended to use a tool to best avoid breaking any clips along the perimeter of the rear case.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool or fingernail into the notch in the gap between the rear case and the rest of the phone, located at the top of the device.

  • Gently twist the opening tool to disconnect the clips securing the top of the rear case.

Slide the plastic opening tool left along the top edge and repeat the twisting motion to widen the gap between the rear case and the phone. Slide the plastic opening tool left along the top edge and repeat the twisting motion to widen the gap between the rear case and the phone.
  • Slide the plastic opening tool left along the top edge and repeat the twisting motion to widen the gap between the rear case and the phone.

Continue to move the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the top left corner, gently prying up along the rear case. Continue to move the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the top left corner, gently prying up along the rear case.
  • Continue to move the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the top left corner, gently prying up along the rear case.

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Pry along the top right side, and continue prying down the right side of the rear case. Pry along the top right side, and continue prying down the right side of the rear case.
  • Pry along the top right side, and continue prying down the right side of the rear case.

Lift up and remove the rear case from the phone. You may need to peel the case up to separate it from any clips still holding it to the bottom of the phone.
  • Lift up and remove the rear case from the phone.

  • You may need to peel the case up to separate it from any clips still holding it to the bottom of the phone.

very easy to follow instructions clear and concise

Deric JONES - Reply

This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to. Wedge a plastic opening tool into the small notch above the battery.
  • This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to.

  • Wedge a plastic opening tool into the small notch above the battery.

  • Pry the battery up out of its recess.

Remove the battery. Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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Do I have to wait after replacing it or can I use my phone right away? If so how long

ivon200021 - Reply

Super simple. Thanks!

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