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iPod Touch 2nd Generation

iPod Touch 2nd Generation Battery Replacement

Very difficult

My Problem

Ipod touch battery lost capacity over the years, decided it was time to attempt a replacement

My Fix

I generally consider myself a good fixer. This repair is accurately described as "very difficult." It was really, really hard to separate the front panel glass from the case. I ripped the delicate cable as warned in step1. I didn't realize it was ripped until reassembly.

I had no problem with the soldering or any of the other steps.

My Advice

Perhaps ifixit should sell dead devices that you could practice on before attempting the real repair.

iPod Touch Gen 2 Replacement Battery Image
iPod Touch Gen 2 Replacement Battery

$14.95

Spudger Image
Spudger

$2.95

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Metal Spudger

$2.95

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