Introduction

While your Sony Xperia Z5 Compact battery drains quickly after long period of use, you can follow this guide to replace the battery yourself.

Power off and remove SIM card tray. Power off and remove SIM card tray.
  • Power off and remove SIM card tray.

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Heat up the back cover to soften the adhesive. Place the suction cup to open a gap from top side, then insert guitar picks and slide it to cut the adhesive underneath. Remove back cover.
  • Heat up the back cover to soften the adhesive.

  • Place the suction cup to open a gap from top side, then insert guitar picks and slide it to cut the adhesive underneath.

  • Remove back cover.

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Twist off 10 Phillips screws all. Loosen NFC clip and flashlight clip.
  • Twist off 10 Phillips screws all.

  • Loosen NFC clip and flashlight clip.

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Remove the plastic bracket. Pry up and remove back frame. Pry up and remove back frame.
  • Remove the plastic bracket.

  • Pry up and remove back frame.

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Remove front camera. Remove front camera. Remove front camera.
  • Remove front camera.

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Remove rear camera. Remove rear camera. Remove rear camera.
  • Remove rear camera.

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Remove loudspeaker. Remove loudspeaker. Remove loudspeaker.
  • Remove loudspeaker.

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Release charging port connector. Remove plastic protective bar. Pry up motherboard assembly from this side. There are three flex connectors connecting the motherboard underneath. So pry up the motherboard assembly gently.
  • Release charging port connector.

  • Remove plastic protective bar.

  • Pry up motherboard assembly from this side. There are three flex connectors connecting the motherboard underneath. So pry up the motherboard assembly gently.

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Push audio jack out of the slot, no adhesive underneath. Release LCD flex connector and main flex connector. Separate motherboard assembly from middle housing.
  • Push audio jack out of the slot, no adhesive underneath.

  • Release LCD flex connector and main flex connector.

  • Separate motherboard assembly from middle housing.

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Take away NFC antenna on battery. Take away NFC antenna on battery.
  • Take away NFC antenna on battery.

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Release battery connector. Pull straight out on the black ends of the battery adhesive strips until they come off. Pry up and remove battery.
  • Release battery connector.

  • Pull straight out on the black ends of the battery adhesive strips until they come off.

  • Pry up and remove battery.

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Place the new battery adhesive strips on the motherboard Press the new battery in place
  • Place the new battery adhesive strips on the motherboard

  • Press the new battery in place

  • Follow all the steps in reverse to reassemble your phone

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Conclusion

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

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Will the device boot up with no error message after replacing it with new battery? Or do you need some programming before or after replacing it?

Christian Duane Co - Reply

The Sony Experia Z5 Compact is water and dust proof. Will heating the back after putting it back on reseal the phone - or is there another step that needs to be added?

Steven Cox - Reply

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