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[* black] Insert wisdom hereUse the flat end of a spudger to pry up the battery from the top right corner.
[* icon_caution] You will be prying against the case directly above the mainboard. Pry carefully to avoid damaging any close components.
[* icon_note] You may need to reheat and reapply the iOpener repeatedly to further soften the adhesive. The adhesive is tough and it may take a few tries to get the spudger started under the battery.
[* black] Use the spudger to pry up the battery until you can insert an opening pick to prevent the adhesive from resealing.
[* icon_caution] Try your best not to deform the battery during this process. Soft-shell lithium-ion batteries can leak dangerous chemicals, catch fire, or even explode if damaged. Do not use excessive force or pry at the battery with metal tools
.
[* black] Insert wisdom hereUse the flat end of a spudger to pry up the battery from the top right corner.
[* icon_caution] You will be prying against the case directly above the mainboard. Pry carefully to avoid damaging any close components.
[* icon_note] You may need to reheat and reapply the iOpener repeatedly to further soften the adhesive. The adhesive is tough and it may take a few tries to get the spudger started under the battery.
[* black] Use the spudger to pry up the battery until you can insert an opening pick to prevent the adhesive from resealing.
[* icon_caution] Try your best not to deform the battery during this process. Soft-shell lithium-ion batteries can leak dangerous chemicals, catch fire, or even explode if damaged. Do not use excessive force or pry at the battery with metal tools
.