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IPhone 5S Battery Replacement

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Difficulty

Doable

Steps

31

Time Required

1 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a battery replacement for the iPhone 5S

Tools Required

Phillips #000 Screwdriver

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

Spudgers

Tweezers

iPhone opening tool

Nylon String

Parts

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Battery for iPhone 5s

S$14.10

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Precautions

• Work on a clear and open surface • Careful when unscrewing as most of the screws are extremely small, have a small box ready with you • Take note and keep track of each screw during disassembling and assembling

Step 1
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Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly.

Step 2
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Remove the two 3.9 mm Pentalobe screws next to the Lightning connector.

Step 3
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Close the handle on the opening tool, opening the suction-cup jaws. Place you iPhone in between the suction cups, against the plastic depth gauge. Open the handles to close the jaws of the opening tool. Center the suction cups and press them firmly onto the top and bottom of the iPhone. Hold onto your iPhone securely and close the handle of the opening tool to separate the suction cups, pulling the front panel up from the rear case. Peel the two suction cups off your iPhone.

Step 4
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Open the phone just enough to reveal the metal bracket covering the home button cable. Use the tip of a spudger to push the bracket free and remove it with tweezers.

Step 5
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Use the tip of a spudger to pry the home button cable connector up out of its socket.

Step 6
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Fully open up the iphone screen

Step 7
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Remove the two 1.6 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the metal battery connector bracket to the logic board.

Step 8
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Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.

Step 9
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Use the spudger to gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.

Step 10
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Remove the following screws securing the front panel assembly cable bracket to the logic board: One 1.7 mm Phillips #000 screw (Red Circle) One 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screw (Green Circle) One 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw (Yellow Circle) One more 1.7 mm Phillips #000 screw (Orange Circle)

Step 11
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Lift the display cable bracket toward the battery to unhook it, and remove it from the iPhone.

Step 12
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Use a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the front-facing camera and sensor cable.

Step 13
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Disconnect the LCD cable connector.

Step 14
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Finally, disconnect the digitizer cable connector

Step 15
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Remove the front panel assembly from the rear case.

Step 16
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Use a spudger to slightly pry the battery Insert a nylon string between the battery and back case Slowly remove the adhesive

Step 17
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Remove the battery Peel off any remaining adhesive

Step 18
Paste new adhesive to new battery
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Remove the small plastic film(s) covering the flat ends of the adhesive strips.

Step 19
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Align the exposed part of the tape to to bottom of the battery Press them gently into place

Step 20
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Peel off the large blue film covering the strips. Using your fingertip, gently paste the battery on the adhesive strips

Step 21
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Carefully peel away the remaining piece of film, fully exposing the adhesive strips.

Step 22
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Place the new battery into the back case Make sure the battery connector is aligned to the socket.

Step 23
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Place back the display assembly

Step 24
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Use the spudger to connect back the three front panel assembly cables: Front-facing camera and sensor cable LCD cable Digitizer cable

Step 25
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Place back the display cable bracket

Step 26
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Secure back the following screws to secure the display cable bracket: One 1.7 mm Phillips #000 screw (Red Circle) One 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screw (Green Circle) One 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw (Yellow Circle) One more 1.7 mm Phillips #000 screw (Orange Circle)

Step 27
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Use the spudger to connect back the battery connector

Step 28
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Place back the metal battery connector bracket

Step 29
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Secure back the two 1.6 mm Phillips #000 screws

Step 30
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Close the phone partially Connect back the touch id cable Place back the bracket securing the touch id cable

Step 31
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Place back the screen to phone Secure back the two 3.6 mm Pentalobe screws


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