Introduction

Prereq-only guide to disconnect the battery.

Remove the following screws from the battery connector bracket:
  • Remove the following screws from the battery connector bracket:

    • One 2.3 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 3.1 mm Phillips #00 screw

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Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.
  • Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.

Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  • Take care to only pry up on the battery connector, and not the socket on the logic board. If you pry up on the logic board socket, you may break the connector entirely.

Conclusion

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

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