Introduction

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 3.4 mm Pentalobe screws surrounding the Lightning connector.
  • Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.

  • Remove the two 3.4 mm Pentalobe screws surrounding the Lightning connector.

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  • If you don't have an iSclack, use a single suction cup to lift the front panel:

  • Press a suction cup onto the screen, just above the home button.

    • Be sure the cup is pressed securely onto the screen to get a tight seal.

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Image 1/3: Pull up on the suction cup to slightly separate the front panel assembly from the rear case. Image 2/3: Take your time and apply firm, constant force. The display assembly is a much tighter fit than most devices and is held down with adhesive. Image 3/3: Once a small gap has been opened, insert the flat end of a spudger above the headphone jack.
  • There is a notch on the underside of the display just above the headphone jack that is the safest place to begin prying the phone open.

  • Pull up on the suction cup to slightly separate the front panel assembly from the rear case.

    • Take your time and apply firm, constant force. The display assembly is a much tighter fit than most devices and is held down with adhesive.

  • Once a small gap has been opened, insert the flat end of a spudger above the headphone jack.

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Image 1/2: Keep pulling up on the suction cup while twisting the spudger. Image 2/2: Keep pulling up on the suction cup while twisting the spudger.
  • Twist the spudger to open the gap more and break it free from the adhesive.

  • Keep pulling up on the suction cup while twisting the spudger.

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  • Use the edge of a spudger to slice through the adhesive on either side of the phone.

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  • Use the edge of a spudger to slice through the adhesive on either side of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Don't open the display more than 90 degrees, as it is still connected at the top by three cables that may break if stretched. Image 2/3: Don't open the display more than 90 degrees, as it is still connected at the top by three cables that may break if stretched. Image 3/3: Don't open the display more than 90 degrees, as it is still connected at the top by three cables that may break if stretched.
  • Use the suction cup to open the display, breaking the last of the adhesive.

    • Don't open the display more than 90 degrees, as it is still connected at the top by three cables that may break if stretched.

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  • Lean the display against something to keep it propped up while you're working on the phone.

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Image 1/1: One 3.0 mm Phillips #00 screw
  • Remove the following screws from the battery connector bracket:

    • One 3.0 mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 2.3 mm Phillips #00 screw

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  • Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.

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Image 1/3: Push the connector to the side to ensure it doesn't accidentally make contact and power on the phone while you're working on it. Image 2/3: Push the connector to the side to ensure it doesn't accidentally make contact and power on the phone while you're working on it. Image 3/3: Push the connector to the side to ensure it doesn't accidentally make contact and power on the phone while you're working on it.
  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the battery connector from the logic board.

  • Push the connector to the side to ensure it doesn't accidentally make contact and power on the phone while you're working on it.

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  • Use tweezers to peel up the edges of the two adhesive strips at the bottom of the battery.

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  • Grab the ends of the two adhesive strips and hold them together. Try to keep the strips flat and wide.

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Image 1/3: The strips will stretch to many times the length of the battery—keep pulling until they come out from between the battery and the rear case. Image 2/3: The strips will stretch to many times the length of the battery—keep pulling until they come out from between the battery and the rear case. Image 3/3: The strips will stretch to many times the length of the battery—keep pulling until they come out from between the battery and the rear case.
  • Slowly and gently pull the two strips up and away from the phone.

  • The strips will stretch to many times the length of the battery—keep pulling until they come out from between the battery and the rear case.

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Image 1/1: When installing the battery, refer to [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+Battery+Adhesive+Strips+Replacement/56465|this guide] to replace your battery's adhesive strips.
  • Remove the battery from the rear case.

  • When installing the battery, refer to this guide to replace your battery's adhesive strips.

when I remove battery can I again uset

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Conclusion

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

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8 Comments

Quickkkkkkkkkkk Question. How do I go about replacing that adhesive you had me slice?

Doc Brown - Reply

I need to buy the 6s replacement battery itself as well as the tools. Do you sell that as well as the display?

2ndwindranch - Reply

i remember i get my battery repair kit and adhesive for less than 25$ from this seller on amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LKN9AUG

exdany9 -

Please do a video. Lets see how fast you guys can change the 6s battery.

klactwiggy - Reply

nice very repair mizan.....

mohsen m - Reply

Phone fell in water

matouq - Reply

Do the 6 and 6 s have the same battery???

Cashmand - Reply

If your phone is under the 'necessary recall] battery replacement be aware that Apple will give you quite a run around requiring at least two perhaps three trips to the apple store to effect repair.

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