IPhone XR Battery Replacement

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Difficulty

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Steps

32

Time Required

2.5 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a battery replacement for the iPhone XR

Tools Required

Phillips #000 Screwdriver

P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver

Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver

Spudgers

Tweezers

iPhone opening tool

Hair dryer

Nylon String

Parts

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Battery for iPhone XR

$35.00

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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. Remove the two 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.

Step 2
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Use hair dryer to soften adhesive

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. Gently grasp the display assembly and lift it up to open the phone, using the clips at the top of the front panel as a hinge.

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Open the iPhone by swinging the display up from the left side, like the back cover of a book.

Step 5
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Remove three 1.2 mm Y000 screws securing the battery connector cover bracket.

Step 6
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Remove the bracket.

Step 7
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Use the point of a spudger to pry the battery connector straight up out of its socket.

Step 8
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Remove the two 1.2 mm Y000 screws securing the display connector bracket.

Step 9
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Remove the bracket.

Step 10
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Use the tip of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the following cables: 1. digitizer cable. 2. display cable connector

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Remove the five screws securing the logic board connector bracket to the rear case: One 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw (Red Circle) One 1.5 mm Phillips #000 screw (Orange Circle) Three 1.2 mm Y000 screws (Yellow Circle)

Step 12
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Remove the bracket.

Step 13
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Use the tip of a spudger to pry the front sensor assembly connector up from its socket.

Step 14
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Remove the display assembly.

Step 15
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Note: Battery is glued to the chassis of iphone Slightly pry up the top of the battery Insert nylon string between battery and chassis Slowly remove the adhesive

Step 16
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Remove the battery

Step 17
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Remove the red sticker

Step 18
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Paste the new battery onto the chassis Make sure the battery connector is aligned to the socket Remove the blue plastic sheet if there is one

Step 19
Waterproof Adhesive Replacement
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Note: Steps 19 - 23 optional to replace waterproof adhesive Begin by removing all the old display adhesive around the perimeter of your iPhone's case. Be sure to remove any remaining adhesive from the back of your display as well.

Step 20
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Begin peeling the large backing from your replacement adhesive, starting from the bottom edge.

Step 21
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Carefully align the exposed lower edge of the adhesive strip with the bottom edge of your iPhone's case. When it's correctly aligned, gently press the exposed lower adhesive strip into place. Continue peeling away the backing from the adhesive, gently pressing the adhesive into place from the bottom of your iPhone to the top. Finish separating the adhesive backing and discard it.

Step 22
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Use the tip of a spudger to press all the adhesive into place around the entire perimeter of your iPhone.

Step 23
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Completely separate the front adhesive liner(s) and discard it.

Step 24
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Install back the display assembly

Step 25
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Use the tip of a spudger to connect the front sensor assembly connector

Step 26
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Place back the bracket. Secure back the five screws securing the logic board connector bracket to the rear case: One 1.3 mm Phillips #000 screw (Red Circle) One 1.5 mm Phillips #000 screw (Orange Circle) Three 1.2 mm Y000 screws (Yellow Circle)

Step 27
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Connect back the following cables: 1. display cable connector 2. digitizer cable.

Step 28
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Place back the bracket. Secure back the two 1.2 mm Y000 screws securing the display connector bracket.

Step 29
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Connect back the battery connector to its socket.

Step 30
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Place back the bracket Secure back the three 1.2 mm Y000 screws securing the battery connector cover bracket.

Step 31
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Close back the iphone

Step 32
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Secure back the the two 6.7 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.


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