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[title] Remove the battery
[* black] Remove the battery from the iPhone.
[* icon_reminder] If your replacement battery came in a plastic sleeve, slide off and remove the sleeve before installation.
+[* icon_reminder] If there's any alcohol solution remaining in the phone, carefully wipe it off or allow it to air dry before installing your new battery.
[* black] If your new battery doesn’t have adhesive preinstalled, refer to [guide|103936|this guide|new_window=true] to replace the adhesive strips.
[* black] Perform a [guide|97575|force restart|new_window=true] after reassembly. This can prevent several issues and simplify troubleshooting.
[* icon_reminder] Before you adhere the replacement battery, temporarily reconnect the battery connector to the logic board socket. This ensures that the battery is properly aligned in its recess.
[* black] Adhere the battery, disconnect it, and continue reassembling your device.