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Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement

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  1. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Rear Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Rear Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn off your phone before continuing.

    • Remove the SIM card tray on the left side of the phone using a SIM card eject tool.

  2. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Heat the edge of the phone with the heat gun (recommended) for 30 seconds.

    • If you don't have a heat gun, a hair dryer can be used.

    • Use the hair dryer on the highest setting, constantly going around the phone to heat all of the edges.

    • The phone will become hot to the touch. Use gloves or a towel to touch the phone.

  3. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Apply the suction handle near an edge of the phone and pull upwards while trying to get an opening large enough for an iFixit opening pick.

  4. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Pry upwards with the pick to start pulling the rear cover off the adhesive it’s attached to.

    • Insert a second pick once there is enough room.

  5. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Take one of the picks and try to slide it down the side of the phone, pulling more of the cover off the adhesive.

    • The iFixit opening tool may also be used to gain better leverage.

    • The rear cover will pop off.

  6. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Once the rear cover is off, use the iFixit opening tool to detach the flex cable.

  7. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Motherboard Bracket: step 7, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Motherboard Bracket: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the six 3 mm Phillips #000 screws.

  8. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the motherboard bracket with an iFixit opening tool.

  9. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Speaker: step 9, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Speaker: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 3 mm screws using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  10. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Using an iFixit opening tool, pry and remove the speaker.

  11. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Motherboard: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Using the Jimmy, remove the two antenna flex cables.

  12. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Using the iFixit opening tool, pry and remove the motherboard.

  13. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Cameras: step 13, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the rear-facing camera.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the magnetic tape covering the front-facing camera.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the front-facing camera.

  14. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement, Battery: step 14, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Grab and twist the black battery tab with a pair of precision tweezers.

    • This will remove the adhesive that is attached to the battery.

    • Do this again with the black tab under the power button flex cable.

  15. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 15, image 1 of 2 Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Battery Replacement: step 15, image 2 of 2
    • With the iFixit opening tool, remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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