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Bose Soundlink III Battery Replacement

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Replace the battery of your Bose Soundlink III.

If your SoundLink III exhibits significantly decreased battery life or no longer takes a charge, you may need a new battery. In this guide, you will learn how to open up your Bose Soundlink III and replace the battery.

Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

Use a spudger to pry the rubber pads off of the bottom panel of the SoundLink.

Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to pry the rubber pads off of the bottom panel of the SoundLink.

  • The rubber pads should have enough adhesive to stick when you reassemble them at the end. If not, however, you may need your own adhesive.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the two 12.5 mm screws using a Phillips #2 screwdriver. These screws may be difficult to remove. If necessary, use a lever for extra torque.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 12.5 mm screws using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • These screws may be difficult to remove. If necessary, use a lever for extra torque.

  • Remove the bottom panel.

Step 3  ¶ 

Flip the rear panel back to allow access to the SoundLink's battery.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Flip the rear panel back to allow access to the SoundLink's battery.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove the two 12.5 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the battery. Remove the two 12.5 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the battery.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 12.5 mm Phillips #2 screws from the sides of the battery.