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iPhone SE Battery Replacement

Replace the battery in your iPhone SE.

  • Author: Sam Lionheart
  • Time estimate: 40 minutes - 1 hour
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Use this guide to bring life back to an iPhone SE that no longer holds a charge, and replace your old battery with a new one.

The SE battery is not compatible with the iPhone 5s battery. If your battery is swollen, take appropriate precautions.

The adhesive strips securing the battery are not re-usable, so you'll want to have a supply of replacement adhesive strips on hand before you begin. Alternatively, you can secure the battery using a piece of double-sided tape.

For optimal performance, after completing this guide, calibrate your newly installed battery: Charge it to 100% and keep charging it for at least two more hours. Then use your iPhone until it shuts off due to low battery. Finally, charge it uninterrupted to 100%.