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The battery is secured to the rear case with three pieces of stretch-release adhesive—one near the bottom edge of the battery, one near the top, and one on the right.

Each piece of adhesive has one or two black pull-tabs at the end, which are lightly adhered to the side edges of the battery.

In the following steps, you'll pull each tab to slowly stretch out the adhesive underneath the battery. These "command-strip" style adhesives lose their stick when stretched, so you can remove the battery with ease.

If the strips break, don't panic! They don't always work as intended. Keep reading for tips on removing broken strips.

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