iPhone 5 Replacement Battery

iPhone 5 Replacement Battery

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.

Note: This option does not include tools.

$19.95

$19.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

This iPhone 5 Replacement Battery is what you need to bring that dead iPhone back to life. Grab the Fix Kit for everything you need to do the swap—or choose the part-only option if you have all the tools needed.

  • For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery by draining the battery below 10%, then giving it a full charge to 100%.

Fix Kit Contents:

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.

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Install Video

Install Video

Compatibility

iPhone 5
16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Repair Stories

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My Problem

My iPhone 5 is not my main phone now, but I thought I might still use it for something. It needed a new battery, as it would continually shut off and would only work consistently when plugged in.

My Fix

The repair proceeded just as illustrated in the videos. Everything came apart as it should. The initial t . . .

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My Problem

The iPhone 5 battery would not hold a charge, gave unreliable readings for percent of battery remaining, and ultimately just quit working.

My Fix

The repair went quick and easy. It probably helped that I had replaced the battery in a iPhone 5S first, as I found that had a few extra steps that the iPhone 5 . . .

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My Problem

I had to replace the battery in my iPhone 5, that I had gotten for free from a friend as it was sitting in a drawer for a long time, and it only held about an hour of charge.

My Fix

The repair went exactly as covered in the iFixit guide.

My Advice

Having a way to heat up the battery glue was necessary for me and I did . . .

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My Problem

My battery was completely unreliable and would die quickly.

My Fix

Replacing the battery was not hard, but took some patience and careful work. I would definitely recommend using this replacement battery and kit.

My Advice

Make sure you have a clean workspace clear of clutter. The screws used by the iPhone are teeny a . . .

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My Problem

1. Difficult to open a gap wide enough for the pry tool

2. difficult to put back the display connectors at the right positions

My Fix

went ok. It took me a while to "open up" the front display. Phone didn't restart on first time after I assembled it back together. I then removed then screws I placed back an . . .

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My Problem

The iPhone was getting fat, the screen was "leaking" light thru the edge. Felt floffy

My Fix

Really fine, just follow the steps, opening in this case was really easy because it was half way done.

Tools included had to be reviewed, you need a 1.6 and 1.2 mm phillips

My Advice

In this case a little of glue had to be con . . .

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My Problem

3 year old iPhone would go from about 50% charge to under 10% in 10 minutes or less.

My Fix

Quite well.

My Advice

Getting the glass cover off was difficult. It is not easy to hold the iPhone in one hand, the suction cup in another hand and the plastic prying tool in my third hand. I ended up donning a pair of small, t . . .

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