Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the battery in your Samsung Galaxy S5.

If your battery is swollen, take appropriate precautions.

Tools

No tools required.

  1. Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.
    • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.

    • Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.

  2. Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom right corner of the battery and lift upward.
    • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the recess in the bottom right corner of the battery and lift upward.

    • Remove the battery away from the phone.

Conclusion

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

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This is too complicated :(

ja7d0n - Reply

Extremely easy

taesusman - Reply

I replaced the battery in my phone because it drained fast, and drained completely in any temp below 50, I put the new battery In but when I try to turn it on the farthest I get is the screen that says "Samsung galaxy s5" help?

mw - Reply

Do I also need to remove the sim card? Or can I just put a new battery in?

nancysapone - Reply

Thanks am replacing glass as well...easy to get the battery and sim out.

rob taylor - Reply

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