Introduction

This is a quick video of how to replace the battery and some of the challenges you will see, what tools you will need, and how easy it is to change it. I made a mistake that you can avoid.

Parts

No parts required.

Video Overview

  1. order your battery
    • order your battery

  2. separate rubber case from back of earpiece.  you don't need to remove it completely like I did.
    • separate rubber case from back of earpiece. you don't need to remove it completely like I did.

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  4. rotate the back away from the case.  its basically glued in place with no other fasteners
    • rotate the back away from the case. its basically glued in place with no other fasteners

  5. you will need to slowly cut through the foam to separate the wires from the battery.  then use a soldering iron to desolder the old battery from the board  these connections go through the entire board.
    • you will need to slowly cut through the foam to separate the wires from the battery. then use a soldering iron to desolder the old battery from the board these connections go through the entire board.

  6. solder the new battery in and test the charging before reassembly.
    • solder the new battery in and test the charging before reassembly.

    • the new battery I ordered was slightly larger but it fit with no problems. I found the wires inside this device to be fairly robust and did not have any issues with wires breaking or dislodging.

    • When I re-assembled I used small amounts of gorilla glue for both the case and the rubber cover. it worked very well and has worked well since. for more details I put together a short video you can check out.

Conclusion

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

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