Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the Pentalobe screws.

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

    • Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.

    • Remove the two 3.6 mm-long Pentalobe screws next to the Lightning connector.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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8 Comments

What size screwdriver do I need to remove these screws?

ronrola - Reply

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

sbrown9615 -

really? follow these steps in reverse to reinstall? it already is laughably short...

beautron7 - Reply

also how is this moderate difficulty?

beautron7 - Reply

I have the correct screwdriver, but after taking out the original pentalobe screws, they will not screw back into the iPhone. Really bizarre. Do these screws get easily stripped?

dcs Bu - Reply

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