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[* black] If any of the adhesive strips broke off and the battery remains stuck to the rear case, [guide|11677|prepare an iOpener] or use a hair dryer to heat the rear case directly behind the battery.
[* black] Alternatively, use a syringe to apply some high concentration isopropyl alcohol (90% or greater) underneath the edges of the battery.
[* icon_note] After several minutes, the alcohol will significantly weaken the adhesive, making the battery easier to remove.