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[* icon_note] In the following steps, you'll pull each tab to slowly stretch out the adhesive underneath the battery. This special stretch-release adhesive loses its tack when stretched and then comes out in your hand, allowing you to lift out the battery with ease.
[* icon_caution] If the strips break, don't panic! They don't always work as intended. Keep reading for some additional steps for removing broken strips.
[*
black] Insert wisdom hereTo increase your odds of success:
[* black] Don't press down on the battery. Hold the iPhone firmly by its sides.
[* black] Keep the strips flat and unwrinkled as you pull.
[* black] Pull ''very slowly'', giving the strip time to stretch and separate. It takes around 15-30 seconds of stretching to remove each strip.
[* black] Pull at a low angle so the strip doesn't snag along the bottom edge of the battery.
[* black] If a strip does break off underneath the battery and cannot be retrieved, move on to the other strips and then continue with the additional steps below
.
[* icon_note] In the following steps, you'll pull each tab to slowly stretch out the adhesive underneath the battery. This special stretch-release adhesive loses its tack when stretched and then comes out in your hand, allowing you to lift out the battery with ease.
[* icon_caution] If the strips break, don't panic! They don't always work as intended. Keep reading for some additional steps for removing broken strips.
[*
black] Insert wisdom hereTo increase your odds of success:
[* black] Don't press down on the battery. Hold the iPhone firmly by its sides.
[* black] Keep the strips flat and unwrinkled as you pull.
[* black] Pull ''very slowly'', giving the strip time to stretch and separate. It takes around 15-30 seconds of stretching to remove each strip.
[* black] Pull at a low angle so the strip doesn't snag along the bottom edge of the battery.
[* black] If a strip does break off underneath the battery and cannot be retrieved, move on to the other strips and then continue with the additional steps below
.