Introduction

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

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

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Remove the four 5mm screws. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the back. 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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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. 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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