Introduction

Removing this part is hard for the first time because the manufacturer used adhesive to keep it in place.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the top plastic section off.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the bottom plastic section off.

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Image 1/3: Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back. Image 2/3: Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back. Image 3/3: Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back.
  • Remove the four 5mm screws.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back.

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Image 1/3: Use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon connecting the battery to the motherboard. Image 2/3: Use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon connecting the battery to the motherboard. Image 3/3: Use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon connecting the battery to the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon running across the battery.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon connecting the battery to the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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Is it necessary to back up the phone before replacing the battery, or will the settings be preserved?

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