iPhone 3G Replacement Battery

iPhone 3G Replacement Battery

$19.95

$19.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

A heart transplant for your aging smartphone.

  • Battery life not what it used to be? That doesn't mean it's time to get a new phone. Just replace the battery and breathe new life into your daily companion.
  • Not compatible with the iPhone 3GS. If you need a battery for the iPhone 3GS, you can find it here.

Fix Kit Contents:

  • New replacement battery
  • Small #00 Phillips screwdriver
  • Spudger - safely disconnect cables and pry out the battery
  • Small Suction Cup - lift up the screen to get inside
  • SIM Card Eject Tool - safely remove the SIM card

Note: Lithium ion battery shipping regulations limit the shipping methods for orders containing batteries. Domestic orders may only be shipped via Standard shipping. iFixit is not able to ship batteries internationally or outside the contiguous US at this time. iFixit Customer Support will contact you if your order needs to be modified after it is placed.

Compatibility

iPhone 3G
16 GB
8 GB

Repair Stories

User avatar

My Problem

Phone kept turning off irradically. Used guide on ifixit to disassemble phone and found swollen battery.

My Fix

Went as advertised. I am very happy with the results. BTW the swollen battery yielded an added symptom of a dark spot in the center of the screen. That is now fixed as well.

My Advice

Connector 3 is a little . . .

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My Problem

The battery was completely dead.

My Fix

Every thing went well except I used too much force to open the phone and I tore the ribbon cable that was from the dock connected to the part of the screen.

My Advice

The first thing that can go wrong is prying of the screen and ripping off the ribbon cable. Brace yourself and b . . .

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My Problem

Bought old iPhone 3G, original battery was from September 2008

My Fix

Lost screws during repair, but found them all in the end. Lots of fun and knowledgeable expeirence

My Advice

Keep all the screws organized some are different on the motherboard then others on parts of the phone

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My Problem

Battery dead

My Fix

Great

My Advice

Talk with them for great service

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My Problem

I wanted to give my old phone to my daughter to play with.

My Fix

As usual ifixit's repair manual was really thorough and easy to follow. There were no surprises and the repair went very smoothly.

My Advice

Take your time and trust ifixit!

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My Problem

It is an old phone but, because it uses the GSM system, it is usable in the USA with an international SIM card -- unlike my new iPhone 5. The original battery was no longer holding a charge, making the replacement necessary.

My Fix

The job took me about 90 minutes, being extremely careful and methodical. Th . . .

User avatar

My Problem

It is an old phone but, because it uses the GSM system, it is usable in the USA with an international SIM card -- unlike my new iPhone 5. The original battery was no longer holding a charge, making the replacement necessary.

My Fix

The job took me about 90 minutes, being extremely careful and methodical. Th . . .

User avatar

My Problem

It is an old phone but, because it uses the GSM system, it is usable in the USA with an international SIM card -- unlike my new iPhone 5. The original battery was no longer holding a charge, making the replacement necessary.

My Fix

The job took me about 90 minutes, being extremely careful and methodical. Th . . .

User avatar

My Problem

I wanted to use my old 3g iPhone as an iPod. but the battery would not hold a charge more than a few minutes. I discovered iFixits solution. replacement battery kit, with battery and necessary tools, for a very reasonable price.

Watching the online instructions I determined that I was probably . . .

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My Problem

My iPhone battery was in need of replacement. I wondered if I could do it especially in the light of some stories of the problems people had had attempting the same but $70 saved was worth the trouble.

My Fix

I took my time and read as much as I could.

The screen came off quicker than I expected and one rib . . .

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