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Samsung Galaxy Note5 Battery Replacement

Remove and replace the battery in the Samsung Galaxy Note5.

  • Author: Arthur Shi
  • Time estimate: 40 minutes - 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Follow this guide to remove and replace the battery in your Samsung Galaxy Note5.

Before disassembling your phone, discharge the battery below 25%. A charged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode if accidentally punctured.

If your battery is swollen, take appropriate precautions. Do not heat your phone. If needed, you can use a dropper or syringe to inject isopropyl alcohol (90+%) around the edges of the back cover to weaken the adhesive. Swollen batteries can be very dangerous, so wear eye protection and exercise due caution, or take it to a professional if you're not sure how to proceed.

After completing this guide, calibrate your newly-installed battery.

Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

Slide an opening pick under the bottom edge of the battery to slowly pry it up from the case. The battery is held in place by strong adhesive. To help with removal, you can apply a heated iOpener on the battery for a minute. Alternatively, apply some isopropyl alcohol under each corner of the battery and allow it to penetrate for several minutes to help weaken the adhesive. 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.

Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Slide an opening pick under the bottom edge of the battery to slowly pry it up from the case.

  • The battery is held in place by strong adhesive. To help with removal, you can apply a heated iOpener on the battery for a minute. Alternatively, apply some isopropyl alcohol under each corner of the battery and allow it to penetrate for several minutes to help weaken the adhesive.

  • 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.

Step 2  ¶ 

Slide an opening pick up the side of the battery to break apart any remaining adhesive. Slide an opening pick up the side of the battery to break apart any remaining adhesive. Slide an opening pick up the side of the battery to break apart any remaining adhesive.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Slide an opening pick up the side of the battery to break apart any remaining adhesive.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift the battery out of the case. Do not reuse the battery after it has been removed, as doing so is a potential safety hazard. Replace it with a new battery. To install a new battery:

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift the battery out of the case.

  • Do not reuse the battery after it has been removed, as doing so is a potential safety hazard. Replace it with a new battery.

  • To install a new battery:

  • Remove any remaining adhesive from the phone, and clean the glued areas with isopropyl alcohol and a lint-free cloth.

  • Secure the new battery with pre-cut adhesive or double-sided adhesive tape. In order to position it correctly, apply the new adhesive into the phone, not directly onto the battery. The adhesive should go around the perimeter of the battery compartment, but not in the rectangular cutout in the center (which is actually the back side of the display).

  • Press the battery firmly into place for 5-10 seconds.