Introduction

This guide will show the steps necessary to remove and insert a new battery into the Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini VE.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the phone over so you are viewing the back. Using you fingernail, or an opening tool, pry open the notch that is located at the top of the phone. Carefully follow you finger or opening tool around the edge of the rear casing until it has detached from the phone.
  • Flip the phone over so you are viewing the back.

  • Using you fingernail, or an opening tool, pry open the notch that is located at the top of the phone.

  • Carefully follow you finger or opening tool around the edge of the rear casing until it has detached from the phone.

    • Set the rear casing aside for future use.

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The battery is the large grey and black rectangle. Using your fingernail, or opening tool, gently pry the bottom of the battery until it pops out.
  • The battery is the large grey and black rectangle.

  • Using your fingernail, or opening tool, gently pry the bottom of the battery until it pops out.

  • Place the old battery aside for now, or dispose of it properly.

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Locate your new battery. Correctly orient the new battery to be inserted.
  • Locate your new battery.

  • Correctly orient the new battery to be inserted.

    • To orient the battery, make sure the 3 metallic bars align with the 3 prongs on the phone.

  • Gently insert the new battery into the battery slot.

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Conclusion

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

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