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IPhone XS MAX Battery Replacement

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Steps

27

Time Required

2.5 hours

Introduction

This guide is for a battery replacement for the iPhone XSMAX

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 XS MAX

S$32.90

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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 6.9 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.

Step 4
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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 four Y000 screws securing the logic board cover bracket, of the following lengths: Two 1.1 mm screws (Red Circle) One 1.5 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 3.7 mm screw (Yellow Circle)

Step 6
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Remove the bracket.

Step 7
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Use a spudger or a clean fingernail to pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board.

Step 8
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Remove the three Y000 screws securing the display connector bracket: Two 1.1 mm screws (Orange Circle) One 1.5 mm screw (Red Circle)

Step 9
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Remove the bracket.

Step 10
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Use the point of a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the front panel sensor assembly connector.

Step 11
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Use a spudger or a fingernail to disconnect the OLED panel cable connector.

Step 12
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Use a spudger or fingernail to pry the digitizer cable connector up from its socket.

Step 13
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Carefully lift the cable until the adhesive separates. Remove the display assembly.

Step 14
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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 15
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Remove the top part of the battery

Step 16
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Use a spudger to pry the lower part of the battery Remove the whole battery

Step 17
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Align the new battery connector to it's socket Remove the pink plastic adhesive, paste the battery onto the chassis Remove the blue plastic sheet

Step 18
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Insert back the display assembly Insert back the panel sensor assembly connector.

Step 19
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Insert back the digitizer cable connector up to its socket.

Step 20
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Connect back the OLED panel cable connector to its socket

Step 21
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Place back the bracket.

Step 22
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Secure the three Y000 screws securing the display connector bracket: Two 1.1 mm screws (Orange Circle) One 1.5 mm screw (Red Circle)

Step 23
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Connect back the battery connector up to its socket to the logic board.

Step 24
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Place back the bracket.

Step 25
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Secure back the four Y000 screws securing the logic board cover bracket, of the following lengths: Two 1.1 mm screws (Red Circle) One 1.5 mm screw (Orange Circle) One 3.7 mm screw (Yellow Circle)

Step 26
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Close back the iphone

Step 27
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Secure back the two 6.9 mm-long pentalobe screws at the bottom edge of the iPhone.


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