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Paul Dobek -

iPhone 5

How to replace your iPhone 5 battery

How to replace your iPhone 5 battery

15 minutes - 1 hour


My Problem

my iPhone 5 battery rapidly lost charge and even the phone even started to shut down even though it showed 40% available. Apple wanted $100 and I had to send it in the mail!

My Fix

The repair was certainly tricky but with patience I got it done. I did seem to end up with a loose wire somehow, but the phone is fully functional so not sure what that was about.

My Advice

I skipped the step to remove the front panel since I don't think it's necessary as long as you're careful.

The screws are TINY so make sure you do it on a clean surface. I thought I lost one screw and it took an age to find.

Finally - one of my screws wasn't magnetic. Keep a pair of tweezers handy if this is the case for you.It will help you to drop the screw back in place.

iPhone 5 Replacement Battery Image
iPhone 5 Replacement Battery


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