Introduction

This guide will show how to replace the battery in the VTech InnoTab Max.

Remove all screw caps from the back panel using a metal spudger. Remove all screw caps from the back panel using a metal spudger. Remove all screw caps from the back panel using a metal spudger.
  • Remove all screw caps from the back panel using a metal spudger.

Next remove all of the now uncovered screws. If there is a cartridge in the device make sure to remove it. If there is a cartridge in the device make sure to remove it.
  • Next remove all of the now uncovered screws.

  • If there is a cartridge in the device make sure to remove it.

Now that all of the screws have been removed,  pry the back cover off using a plastic opening tool. Now that all of the screws have been removed,  pry the back cover off using a plastic opening tool.
  • Now that all of the screws have been removed, pry the back cover off using a plastic opening tool.

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Here you can see the back cover has been fully removed and you can now access the front cover. To remove the front cover, remove the springs holding the pictured brackets in place, then pull it away.
  • Here you can see the back cover has been fully removed and you can now access the front cover.

  • To remove the front cover, remove the springs holding the pictured brackets in place, then pull it away.

Once the back cover is removed the battery will be located in the bottom right as you can see in the image to the right.
  • Once the back cover is removed the battery will be located in the bottom right as you can see in the image to the right.

Remove the tape holding down the wires, and carefully pry the battery off of the base of the device. Pry carefully to avoid damaging the battery. The battery may start to bend slightly, this is normal and not a cause for concern. It is best to use a plastic card or nylon spudger to remove the battery. Metal tools can puncture a battery, potentially causing a fire.
  • Remove the tape holding down the wires, and carefully pry the battery off of the base of the device.

  • Pry carefully to avoid damaging the battery. The battery may start to bend slightly, this is normal and not a cause for concern.

  • It is best to use a plastic card or nylon spudger to remove the battery. Metal tools can puncture a battery, potentially causing a fire.

Now that the battery is free to be moved, unplug the wire connecting the battery to the motherboard. Now that the battery is free to be moved, unplug the wire connecting the battery to the motherboard. Now that the battery is free to be moved, unplug the wire connecting the battery to the motherboard.
  • Now that the battery is free to be moved, unplug the wire connecting the battery to the motherboard.

The battery is now fully disconnected.
  • The battery is now fully disconnected.

Conclusion

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

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Thank you for the useful guide!

Which battery (exact specs) can be used as a replacement?

kermit - Reply

Where can we purchase a replacement battery

Frank Godon - Reply

Where can we buy a replacement battery

Frank Godon - Reply

Nice of you to show this, but I can not find that particular battery anywhere. Not even the China website.

Let us know where we can get the battery.

Donald Josefczyk - Reply

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