IPhone 5 Battery Replacement
This guide is for a battery replacement for the iPhone 5
• Phillips #000 Screwdriver
• P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver
• iPhone opening tool
Battery for iPhone 5
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• 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
Power off your iPhone before beginning disassembly. Remove the two 3.6 mm Pentalobe screws next to the Lightning connector.
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.
Open the iPhone by swinging the home button end of the front panel assembly away from the rear case, using the top of the phone as a hinge.
Remove the following two screws securing the metal battery connector bracket to the logic board: One 1.8 mm Phillips screw (Red Circle) One 1.6 mm Phillips screw (Yellow Circle)
Remove the metal battery connector bracket from the iPhone.
Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.
Remove the following screws securing the front panel assembly cable bracket to the logic board: Two 1.2 mm Phillips screws (Red Circle) One 1.6 mm Phillips screw (Yellow Circle)
Lift the display cable bracket toward the battery to unhook it, and remove it from the iPhone.
Use a plastic opening tool or a fingernail to disconnect the three front panel assembly cables: Front-facing camera and sensor cable LCD cable Digitizer cable
Remove the front panel assembly from the rear case.
Remove the old battery
Insert the new battery
Connect back the three front panel assembly cables: Digitizer cable Front-facing camera and sensor cable LCD cable
Place back the metal bracket Secure back the following screws: Two 1.2 mm Phillips screws (Red Circle) One 1.6 mm Phillips screw (Yellow Circle)
Connect back the battery cable
Place back the metal battery connector bracket Secure the following two screws: One 1.8 mm Phillips screw (Red Circle) One 1.6 mm Phillips screw (Yellow Circle)
Close back the phone
Secure back the two 3.6 mm Pentalobe screws next to the Lightning connector.