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Pull up on the exposed clear plastic tab to peel the battery off the adhesive securing it to the iPhone.

If the tab breaks before the battery is freed, carefully slide a spudger under the battery tab to release the adhesive. Prying in other places may cause damage.

Remove the battery.

If your replacement battery came in a plastic sleeve, remove it before installation by pulling it away from the the ribbon cable.

Before reassembly, clean metal-to-metal contact points with a de-greaser such as windex. The oils from your fingers have the potential to cause wireless interference issues.

Perform a hard reset after reassembly. This can prevent several issues and simplify troubleshooting.

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