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.

$24.95

$24.95

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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

Replaced bulging battery

My Fix

Pretty straightforward, the screws holding the battery and display connector reinforcements are very tiny. I lost two to the carpet abyss, be very careful with them. The phone I fixed is not my daily driver, so I had no problem putting everything back together without the err . . .

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My Problem

My battery would only last 5-6 hours.

My Fix

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My Advice

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My Problem

The original phone battery was dying, so I had it replaced but the replacement battery seemed to perform even worse than the original, and had degraded to the point where the phone would die at 30-40% battery if I did anything CPU intensive.

My Fix

Replacing the battery was very straightforward. The most di . . .

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My Problem

30 minute long battery

My Fix

I Struggled to get the screen off.

My Advice

Don't be afraid to break your screen. It can be really hard to get it off.

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My Problem

The left side of my iPhone 5 screen had pushed up and the home button responses became erratic In addition, sometimes the lightening cable needed several tries to be recognized. These are symptoms of a swollen and failing battery.

My Fix

The repair is quick and easy if done carefully. One note is that shi . . .

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My Problem

The battery in this phone never held a charge. It would say 85% and a minute later it would give you a low battery warning. Apple would not replace it even though the problem was apparent from the earliest time after purchase.

My Fix

I am a Social Security age person so the screws and ribbon connectors were . . .

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My Problem

The missus has an iPhone 5 that wasn't holding a charge very long. Ordered the iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Kit from iFixIt because you all produced such helpful videos online.

My Fix

The repair was really simple. The kit had all the necessary parts for the repair, and the only challenge during the job was . . .

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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

Old battery and charging port was broke.

My Fix

Repair went smooth. Followed a video tutorial. Just don't lose any screws and you're golden.

My Advice

Fix your things and save money.

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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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