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Introduction

The Battery of the phone can become worn with continued use. This guide will show you how to remove the Battery of Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.

  1. Heat along the edges of the back cover  using a heat gun to soften the glue.
    • Heat along the edges of the back cover using a heat gun to soften the glue.

  2. Attach the small suction cup to the back cover near the bottom of the phone.
    • Attach the small suction cup to the back cover near the bottom of the phone.

    • Pull up on the suction cup and insert the plastic opening tool in between the back cover and the rest of the phone.

  3. Move the spudger around the edge of the back cover to separate it from the black adhesive. Separating the back cover from the rest of the phone ruins the adhesive which makes it no longer waterproof.
    • Move the spudger around the edge of the back cover to separate it from the black adhesive.

    • Separating the back cover from the rest of the phone ruins the adhesive which makes it no longer waterproof.

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  5. Carefully disconnect the battery from the logic board by using the plastic spudger as a lever. Carefully disconnect the battery from the logic board by using the plastic spudger as a lever.
    • Carefully disconnect the battery from the logic board by using the plastic spudger as a lever.

  6. Remove the single 1 x 3.0 mm screw holding the battery in using the JIS #00 screwdriver. Remove the single 1 x 3.0 mm screw holding the battery in using the JIS #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the single 1 x 3.0 mm screw holding the battery in using the JIS #00 screwdriver.

    The replacement batteries probably come without the new NFC sticker, so you’ll have to transfer it from the original one to the replacement. This can be easily done with an iPlastix and a good amount of isopropyl alcohol. Do this carefully.

    Stefano Restuccia - Reply

  7. Pry the battery up from the ends using the plastic spudger until the battery pops out of the enclosure.
    • Pry the battery up from the ends using the plastic spudger until the battery pops out of the enclosure.

  8. Remove the battery from the device
    • Remove the battery from the device

Conclusion

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

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is there any reliable source for good replacement battery purchase?

Upendra Gandhi - Reply

What is the Ariel stuck on the battery ?

Tony - Reply

NFC Antenna. You should carefully transplant it to new battery, in case your new battery is without one (what is the case for most 3rd party batteries available)

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