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PowerBeats2 Wireless Headphones by Dr. Dre Battery Replacement

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Replace the battery on PowerBeats2 Wireless Headphones by Dr. Dre

  • Author: Faizan Naveed
  • Time estimate: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Step 1 Locate Battery.  ¶ 

The battery is located inside the right side ear piece.

Step 1 Locate Battery.  ¶ 

  • The battery is located inside the right side ear piece.

Step 2 Heat Right Side.  ¶ 

Heat the right side gently at 140 F for about 3 minutes.

Step 2 Heat Right Side.  ¶ 

  • Heat the right side gently at 140 F for about 3 minutes.

  • Do not over heat or it will melt the housing.

Step 3 Remove Battery Cover/Casing  ¶ 

After heating, gently remove the cover/casing as shown in the picture. Take your time and re-heat if cover/casing does not remove smoothly.

Step 3 Remove Battery Cover/Casing  ¶ 

  • After heating, gently remove the cover/casing as shown in the picture.

  • Take your time and re-heat if cover/casing does not remove smoothly.

Step 4 Desolder & Replace Battery  ¶ 

Desolder battery using soldering iron and replace with replacement battery.

Step 4 Desolder & Replace Battery  ¶ 

  • Desolder battery using soldering iron and replace with replacement battery.

Step 5 Reattach Battery Cover/Casing  ¶ 

After battery is replaced, apply super glue to the border of the inside of the battery cover/casing and put it back in place. Use small clamps/binder clip to hold the housing in place while the super glue dries up.

Step 5 Reattach Battery Cover/Casing  ¶ 

  • After battery is replaced, apply super glue to the border of the inside of the battery cover/casing and put it back in place.

  • Use small clamps/binder clip to hold the housing in place while the super glue dries up.