Introduction

Before attempting to remove the phone's battery, make sure the phone is off. If the won't won't turn off, make sure to use caution when removing the battery.

Parts

No parts required.

This is the back of the phone.
  • This is the back of the phone.

  • Using your other eight fingers to cradle the phone, place each thumb on either side of the "Alltell" symbol.

  • Apply pressure towards your fingers, and then towards the top of the phone in a single movement.

Add Comment

After the cover stops moving forward, remove it by lifting the cover away from the phone.
  • After the cover stops moving forward, remove it by lifting the cover away from the phone.

  • In this photo, you will see the cover being removed from front to back. The cover can also be removed by lifting it straight back.

Add Comment

Simple photo of the back of the phone with the rear cover off.
  • Simple photo of the back of the phone with the rear cover off.

Add Comment

Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
The small notch area is where the pressure to remove the battery will be applied.
  • The small notch area is where the pressure to remove the battery will be applied.

Add Comment

To remove the battery, firmly hold the phone in one hand.
  • To remove the battery, firmly hold the phone in one hand.

  • Using a finger, or in this case a plastic pry bar, apply pressure to this location, and pull battery back towards you.

Add Comment

Be careful when removing the battery. If it comes in contact with any liquid, the battery can be ruined.
  • Be careful when removing the battery. If it comes in contact with any liquid, the battery can be ruined.

  • Simply lift the battery out of the battery tray.

Add Comment

Clockwise from the top: The removed battery, the rear cover, and the phone.
  • Clockwise from the top: The removed battery, the rear cover, and the phone.

Add Comment

If the battery is not working properly, water damage might be the culprit.
  • If the battery is not working properly, water damage might be the culprit.

  • The small box on the right contains a white background with red hashes on top.

  • If the lines are sharp, there has been no forms of water damage.

  • If lines are blurry, or the background is pinkish, the has been water damage.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Tyler

Member since: 08/27/2011

24 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

Cuesta, Team 1-4, Zipperian Fall 2011 Member of Cuesta, Team 1-4, Zipperian Fall 2011

CUESTA-ZIPPERIAN-F11S1G4

3 Members

2 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 198