As iPhones get older, their battery life starts to decrease, making it necessary to replace the battery. This guide will show you how to replace an iPhone battery in a few easy steps.
- A new iPhone battery
- A screwdriver set
- A suction cup
- A pry tool
- Kits are available for all models of iPhone from iFixIt
Step 1: Turn off your iPhone
To ensure that your phone remains safe during the battery replacement process, turn it off completely.
Step 2: Remove the screws
Remove the two screws located at the bottom of the iPhone using a screwdriver.
Step 3: Use the suction cup
Attach the suction cup to the front of the iPhone, above the home button. Make sure it’s securely attached.
Step 4: Use the pry tool
Insert the pry tool between the screen and the body of the phone. Use the pry tool to gently separate the screen from the body of the phone.
Step 5: Disconnect the battery
Locate the battery and gently disconnect it from the logic board.
Step 6: Replace the battery
Take the new battery and place it in the same position as the old battery. Connect it to the logic board.
Step 7: Reassemble the iPhone
Once the battery has been replaced, use the pry tool to gently put the screen back on the body of the phone. Replace the two screws at the bottom of the iPhone.
Step 8: Test the battery
Turn on your iPhone and check if the battery is working properly. If it is, the battery replacement process has been successful.
That’s it! You’ve successfully replaced your iPhone battery. If you’re unsure of your abilities or encounter any difficulties during the process, it’s best to take your phone to a professional for repair.