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Apple Watch Series 4 Battery AdhesiveBattery Replacement
Apple Watch Series 4 Battery AdhesiveBattery Replacement
Introduction
Use this guide to applyreplace a new adhesive stripworn-out or dead battery in your Apple Watch Series 4. [ … ] This guide shows the procedure on the standard, GPS-only version of the watch, but the cellular/LTE version is similar. [ … ] '''For your safety, discharge your battery below 25% before disassembling your Apple Watch.''' This reduces the risk of a dangerous thermal event if the battery is accidentally damaged during the repair. [ … ] Note: If your battery is swollen, [[What to do with a swollen battery|take appropriate precautions]]. [ … ] During the display opening procedure of the Apple Watch it is likely to damage the force touch gasket. If you separate the gasket layers or cut the cable, you'll also need to reseal your Apple Watch Series 4.replace the Force Touch gasket itself. [ … ] You’ll need '''replacement adhesive''' to reattach components when reassembling the device.
Use this guide to applyreplace a new adhesive stripworn-out or dead battery in your Apple Watch Series 4. [ … ] This guide shows the procedure on the standard, GPS-only version of the watch, but the cellular/LTE version is similar. [ … ] '''For your safety, discharge your battery below 25% before disassembling your Apple Watch.''' This reduces the risk of a dangerous thermal event if the battery is accidentally damaged during the repair. [ … ] Note: If your battery is swollen, [[What to do with a swollen battery|take appropriate precautions]]. [ … ] During the display opening procedure of the Apple Watch it is likely to damage the force touch gasket. If you separate the gasket layers or cut the cable, you'll also need to reseal your Apple Watch Series 4.replace the Force Touch gasket itself. [ … ] You’ll need '''replacement adhesive''' to reattach components when reassembling the device.
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To reassemble your Apple Watch Series 4 follow these instructions in reverse order to reattach the battery. [ … ] For optimal performance, '''calibrate your newly installed battery''': Charge it to 100% and keep charging it for at least 2 more hours. Then use your device until it shuts off due to low battery. Finally, charge it uninterrupted to 100%. [ … ] Take your e-waste to an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler|new_window=true]]. [ … ] Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/Apple%20Watch%20Series%204|Answers community] for troubleshooting help.
To reassemble your Apple Watch Series 4 follow these instructions in reverse order to reattach the battery. [ … ] For optimal performance, '''calibrate your newly installed battery''': Charge it to 100% and keep charging it for at least 2 more hours. Then use your device until it shuts off due to low battery. Finally, charge it uninterrupted to 100%. [ … ] Take your e-waste to an [[E-Waste|R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler|new_window=true]]. [ … ] Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our [https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/Device/Apple%20Watch%20Series%204|Answers community] for troubleshooting help.
Summary
How to apply adhesive to resealreplace a worn-out or dead battery in your in your Apple Watch Series 4.
How to apply adhesive to resealreplace a worn-out or dead battery in your in your Apple Watch Series 4.

Parts

  • Apple Watch (40 mm Series 4) Replacement Battery x1 added.
  • Apple Watch (44 mm Series 4) Replacement Battery x1 added.
  • Apple Watch (40 mm Series 4/5) Adhesive Strip x1 added.
  • Apple Watch (44 mm Series 4/5) Adhesive Strip x1 added.

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