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Introduction

If your phone is running slow or looses charge very quickly, your battery might be the reason and it may be time for a replacement. This guide will instruct you on replacing the battery of your Sony Xperia XZ2.

Before removing the battery, you will have to remove the front screen. You will need a spudger and a Phillips #00 screwdriver head.

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    • Weaken the glue that is keeping the screen in place by heating up the edges of the phone with a hair dryer or heat gun.

    • The phone gets very hot and can hurt the user handling it.

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    • Scrape all the glue from the inside edges by inserting opening picks into the bottom edge of the phone and working your way around the edges.

    • If the glue hardens and becomes difficult to move the plastic around the edges, reheat the phone.

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    • Pry open the phone by inserting an opening pick under one of the edges and removing the screen.

    • The screen is still attached by a connector, so do not pull the pieces apart.

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    • Remove the bracket covering the connector by grabbing one side of the bracket with angled tweezers and gently pulling it off.

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    • Gently remove the connector by using a spudger to pop it off.

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    • Take out the twelve 3.5mm screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Remove the one 3 mm Phillips #00 screws.

    • Remove the two 1mm Phillips #00 screws.

    • Fifteen screws should be removed in total in this step. (Not all the screws are visible in the picture.)

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    • Lift the metal screen shield out of the phone.

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    • Use the spudger to pry up the battery flex connector to pop the battery out.

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    • Lift the battery out of the phone.

Conclusion

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

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