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Changes to Step #3

Edit by Arthur Shi

Edit approved by Arthur Shi


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+[* icon_caution] Try to keep the adhesive strips flat and unwrinkled during this procedure; twisted or wrinkled strips will stick together and break instead of pulling out cleanly.
+[* icon_caution] Additionally, do not press down on the battery as you pull the strips. Pressing on the battery creates pressure points that can snag and break the adhesive.
+[* black] ***''Slowly''*** pull one battery adhesive tab away from the battery, towards the bottom of the iPhone.
+[* black] Pull steadily, maintaining constant tension on the strip until it slips out from between the battery and the rear case. For best results, ***pull the strip at as low an angle as possible***, without snagging it on any of the iPhone's other components.
+ [* icon_note] The strip will stretch to many times its original length. Continue pulling and re-grab the strip near the battery if necessary.
+[* black] If the battery adhesive tabs break during the removal process, use your fingers or blunt tweezers to retrieve the remaining length of adhesive, and continue pulling.
+[* icon_caution] If any of the adhesive strips break underneath the battery and cannot be retrieved, try to remove the remaining strips, and then proceed as instructed below.