The phone was powering down randomly.
The repair went well - no issues.
It is unnecessary to fully remove the display to replace the battery.
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The battery was having sudden drops (50%) in remaining battery life.
The adhesive strips hold the battery super tight and broke easily. Prying with credit cards wasn't getting the battery out of the case, and prying with a plastic spudger tool punctured the battery causing a small flash fire and "po . . .
The battery in the phone couldn't hold a charge to save its life. I'd charge it overnight to 100% and it would be at 30% by lunchtime.
The repair went well EXCEPT for removing the adhesive strips from the phone to get the old battery out. They broke immediately. iFixit's recommendation of using a hai . . .
My old iPhone 5s battery wasn't holding a charge very long. We would have to plug it in multiple times a day. It would also randomly shut off even with a good amount of battery left.
The repair was easy and straightforward with the online video guide.
The connectors in the phone are extremely delicate . . .
Battery was dying - lasted maybe 1 hour or less after a charge.
The repair experience was smooth. It is a slow process and I didn't have a good set of tweezers to grasp on to the small screws and connectors. Watch all the instructions and be sure you understand what you have to do and what you're get . . .
The iPhone 5s battery was gradually losing its normal charge duration. Following a full charge, it would end up at 50% capacity after about 7 hours of little to no use and no apps in background.
Overall, the repair we well. Once I removed the Touch ID cable connector bracket the cable popped right ou . . .
The battery didn't hold a charge and would be dead by mid-day
I was watching the iFixit repair guide and a couple of videos on YouTube. I did not want to remove the display entirely since those tiny connectors are hard to line up and connect. I realize I was taking a chance of damaging one of the rib . . .