Introduction

The battery is located under the top cover of the UE Boom 2. It is held in place by 4 screws and can be replace with a single screwdriver and a spudger.

  1. First, remove the D-ring located on the bottom of the UE Boom 2, the opposite end of the power button. Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion.
    • First, remove the D-ring located on the bottom of the UE Boom 2, the opposite end of the power button.

    • Remove by twisting in a counter-clockwise motion.

  2. After the D-ring has been removed, remove the  rubber port cover. After the D-ring has been removed, remove the  rubber port cover.
    • After the D-ring has been removed, remove the rubber port cover.

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  4. Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge. Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.
    • Remove the rubber stripping using a metal spudger.

    • Work around the edge of the rubber stripping slowly prying up the edge.

  5. Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.
    • Continue removing the rubber stripping down the side.

  6. Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to unscrew the four 15mm screws on the bottom of the speaker. Use a metal spudger to pry up the plastic cap. Use a metal spudger to pry up the plastic cap.
    • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to unscrew the four 15mm screws on the bottom of the speaker.

    • Use a metal spudger to pry up the plastic cap.

  7. Carefully un-loop the cable with a plastic spudger and unplug from motherboard. Slowly pull out the battery, and handle with care.
    • Carefully un-loop the cable with a plastic spudger and unplug from motherboard.

    • Slowly pull out the battery, and handle with care.

Conclusion

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

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9 Comments

what kind of battery ?and do you have a link to buy one

wrig5235 - Reply

I was looking for a battery replacement all over the place. Came up with this site that carries parts for the Boom 2:

https://www.joesge.com/products/ue-ultim...

Frederic - Reply

Why is this set to difficult though? It doesn’t look THAT hard… And will this affect waterproofing of the feature?

Frederic - Reply

Because you do not simply stick the plunger in and pop those tabs. They are a force of evil and I even bent my metal tools to open mine.

Joseph Murphy -

People replacing the battery be warned, you can buy a battery from China for 17 shipped on eBay, however what this guide does not tell you is one you open it, and re close it, there will forever be a gap on the top and bottom between the mesh and the rubberish spine. I have not since then tested the water proof feature because of this gap. You are warned and he should have warned us as well.

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