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Easy-peasy, charging's no longer queezy

jimcarson -

iPhone 5

How to replace your iPhone 5 battery

15 minutes - 1 hour


My Problem

Generally, the battery wasn't holding a charge. It manifested itself as the phone powering itself down after the battery reached nn% charge, where nn% was initially 20%, but more recently 50-55%.

My Fix

Repair went well. The only issue was the subatomic screw fell into a groove in the table and my 40-something vision couldn't pick it out. I enlisted the assistance of my 15 year-old.

My Advice

Suction cup is essential for getting the cover off.

Battery was well-glued, so I leveraged the left side of the case in different spots to loosen it.

iPhone 5 Replacement Battery Image
iPhone 5 Replacement Battery


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