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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Heat the right edge: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Heat an iOpener and apply it to the right edge of the back cover for two minutes.

    • A hair dryer, heat gun, or hot plate may also be used, but be careful not to overheat the phone—the display and internal battery are susceptible to heat damage.

  2. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Adhesive information: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Adhesive information: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • While you wait for the adhesive to soften, note the following:

    • There's adhesive securing the back cover around the perimeter of the frame.

    • The adhesive is strongest in the bottom right and top left corners.

  3. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 3, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 3, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Apply a suction handle to the back cover, as close to the center of the right edge as possible.

    • Pull up on the suction handle with strong, steady force to create a gap between the cover and the frame.

    • If you have trouble creating a gap, apply more heat to further soften the adhesive. Follow the iOpener instructions to avoid overheating.

    • Insert an opening pick into the gap.

  4. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 4, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 4, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the right adhesive: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Slide the pick back and forth along the right edge to slice through the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick inserted near the bottom of the right edge to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  5. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Heat the bottom edge: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Apply a heated iOpener to the bottom edge of the back cover for two minutes.

  6. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 6, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 6, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Insert a second opening pick at the bottom right corner.

    • Angle the pick upward to match the curved edge and rotate it around the bottom right corner.

    • Be careful while slicing around the corners, as the glass is very fragile here. Work slowly to avoid cracking the glass.

  7. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the bottom adhesive: step 7, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the bottom adhesive: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Slide your opening pick to the bottom left corner to slice the adhesive.

    • Leave the pick in the bottom left corner to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  8. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Heat the left edge: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Apply a heated iOpener to the left edge of the back cover for two minutes.

  9. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 9, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 9, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Insert a third opening pick at the bottom left corner.

    • Angle the pick upward to match the curved edge and rotate it around the bottom left corner.

    • Be careful while slicing around the corners, as the glass is very fragile here. Work slowly to avoid cracking the glass.

  10. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the left adhesive: step 10, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the left adhesive: step 10, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the left adhesive: step 10, image 3 of 3
    • Slide your opening pick along the left edge to slice the adhesive, stopping when you reach the power button.

    • Only insert the pick up to 5 mm, as you may damage the antenna flex cable or the power button cable.

    • Leave the pick in the left edge to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  11. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Heat the top edge: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Heat an iOpener and apply it to the top edge of the back cover for two minutes.

  12. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 12, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 12, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 12, image 3 of 3
    • Insert an opening pick in the gap at the top right edge.

    • Angle the pick upward to match the curved edge and rotate it around the top right corner.

    • Be careful while slicing around the corners, as the glass is very fragile here. Work slowly to avoid cracking the glass.

  13. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the top adhesive: step 13, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the top adhesive: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the pick to the top left corner to slice the adhesive.

    • Only insert the pick up to 4 mm, as you may damage the cameras or sensors.

    • Leave the pick in to prevent the adhesive from resealing.

  14. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 14, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the corner adhesive: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Only insert the pick up to 4 mm, as you may damage the cameras.

    • Insert an opening pick in the gap at the top left edge.

    • Angle the pick upward to match the curved edge and rotate it around the top left corner.

  15. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the remaining adhesive: step 15, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the remaining adhesive: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • Only insert the pick up to 4 mm, as you may damage the cameras.

    • Slide the pick toward the bottom camera to slice through the remaining adhesive, stopping before you reach the power button.

  16. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 16, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 16, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 16, image 3 of 3
    • Grab and remove the back cover.

    • If your cover is still sticking to the frame, slide an opening pick around the perimeter until the cover completely separates.

    • During reassembly:

    • This is a good point to power on your phone and test all functions before sealing it up. Be sure to power your phone back down completely before you continue working.

    • Remove any adhesive chunks with a pair of tweezers or your fingers. Apply heat if you're having trouble separating the adhesive.

    • If you're using Samsung custom-cut adhesives, follow this guide.

    • If you're using double-sided tape, follow this guide.

  17. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the adhesive: step 17, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the adhesive: step 17, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Slice the adhesive: step 17, image 3 of 3
    • The wireless charging coil is lightly adhered to the battery.

    • Be careful not to strain or tear the display interconnect cable under the right side of the charging coil.

    • Insert an opening pick between the right edge of the wireless charging coil and the battery.

    • Slide the pick along the right edge to separate the adhesive.

  18. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the NFC antenna and charging coil: step 18, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the NFC antenna and charging coil: step 18, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the NFC antenna and charging coil: step 18, image 3 of 3
    • Use the pointed end of a spudger to pry and disconnect the NFC antenna press connector from the motherboard.

    • Repeat for the wireless charging coil press connector.

    • To re-attach press connectors, carefully align and press down on one side until it clicks into place, then repeat on the other side. Don't press down on the middle. If the connector is misaligned, the pins can bend and cause permanent damage.

  19. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Identify your screws: step 19, image 1 of 1
    • If you're using the Samsung Self Repair Kit, take a moment to identify your screws and label them accordingly:

    • Label the bag with the most screws and the colored bag #3428.

    • If you're replacing the screen and battery, label the clear bag with two screws #3439.

  20. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Unfasten the NFC antenna and charging coil: step 20, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the five 3.5 mm-long screws securing the NFC antenna and charging coil.

    • If you're reassembling with the Samsung Self-Repair kit, be sure to replace the screws with the new ones labeled #3428.

  21. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Unfasten the loudspeaker: step 21, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the six 3.5 mm screws securing the loudspeaker.

    • If you're reassembling with the Samsung Self-Repair kit, be sure to replace the screws with the new ones labeled #3428.

  22. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Unclip the loudspeaker: step 22, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Unclip the loudspeaker: step 22, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the pointed end of your spudger between the upper right corner of the loudspeaker and the frame.

    • Pry up to unclip the loudspeaker from the frame.

    • Don't pry against the battery. Use protrusions in the frame for leverage.

    • During reassembly, press around the perimeter of the loudspeaker to clip it to the frame.

  23. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the charging coil and loudspeaker assembly: step 23, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the charging coil and loudspeaker assembly: step 23, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the charging coil and loudspeaker assembly: step 23, image 3 of 3
    • Grab and remove the NFC, wireless charging coil, and loudspeaker from the frame.

    • The wireless charging coil holds these parts together.

  24. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 24, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 24, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the battery press connector.

  25. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 25, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 25, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the lower 5G mmWave antenna press connector.

  26. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Unfasten the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 26, image 1 of 1
    • Use your Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 3.5 mm-long screws securing the antenna bracket.

  27. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 27, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 27, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the lower 5G mmWave antenna: step 27, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the pointed end of your spudger between the lower screw mount of the antenna bracket and the frame.

    • Pry up on the bracket until you can grab it with blunt nose tweezers or your fingers.

    • Remove the lower 5G mmWave antenna.

  28. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the interconnect cables: step 28, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the interconnect cables: step 28, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the interconnect cables: step 28, image 3 of 3
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the primary interconnect cable from the motherboard.

    • Repeat for the secondary interconnect located to the left of the primary cable.

  29. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 29, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 29, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 29, image 3 of 3
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the primary interconnect cable from the charging board.

    • Repeat for the secondary interconnect cable.

  30. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the interconnect cables: step 30, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the interconnect cables: step 30, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the interconnect cables: step 30, image 3 of 3
    • Grab and remove the interconnect cables from the frame.

  31. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the screen cable: step 31, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Disconnect the screen cable: step 31, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the screen press connector from the motherboard.

  32. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 32, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 32, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect the screen press connector from the bottom right corner of the phone.

  33. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the screen cable: step 33, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the screen cable.

  34. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Apply isopropyl alcohol: step 34, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Apply isopropyl alcohol: step 34, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Apply isopropyl alcohol: step 34, image 3 of 3
    • Strong adhesive secures the battery to the frame.

    • Use a pipette or syringe to apply a few drops of highly-concentrated isopropyl alcohol (greater than 90%) between the left edge of the battery and frame.

    • Elevate the left edge of the phone for one minute to allow the isopropyl alcohol to flow under the battery and soften the adhesive.

  35. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the battery adhesive: step 35, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the battery adhesive: step 35, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Separate the battery adhesive: step 35, image 3 of 3
    • Take care not to puncture the battery—it can leak dangerous chemicals and/or catch fire.

    • Apply a suction cup to the battery, as close to the center of the left edge as possible.

    • Insert the tip of an opening pick between the left edge of the battery and frame.

    • Push the opening pick down and rotate it so the long end is between the battery and frame.

  36. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 36, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 36, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 36, image 3 of 3
    • Take care not to crease or bend the battery—it can leak dangerous chemicals and/or catch fire.

    • Pull up on the suction cup with strong, steady force while prying the battery up with the opening pick.

    • Maintain constant pressure on the pick and suction cup until the battery separates from the frame.

    • Be patient and allow time for the adhesive to separate. If the battery doesn't budge, apply a few more drops of isopropyl alcohol and try again.

  37. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 37, image 1 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 37, image 2 of 3 Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 37, image 3 of 3
Conclusion

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

For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery after completing this guide.

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

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

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