iPhone 5c Battery Replacement Guide

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What does this iPhone 5c battery replacement guide cover?

The supreme guide to iPhone 5c battery replacement covers.

  • A step by step guide , so that you can repair your phone.
  • A description of all of the repair tools and part suppliers.
  • An overview of Apple repair services.
  • Also an overview of 3rd party repair options.

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Your FREE Step By Step Guide Starts Below

Before you start – iPhone 5c battery replacement

Use the iPhone 5c battery replacement method to repair a damaged or worn out battery in an iPhone 5c. The guide covers everything you need to do.

There are quite a few steps in this iphone repair and it is quite tricky. You need to remove the front facing camera, LCD, speaker and home button. All of these pieces need to be removed from your broken iPhone screen and re-attached to the new display.

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Move On To Step 2

Remove the pentalobe screws using the pentalobe screwdriver

Switch the power off and make sure you have the right tools (see guide below). You also need a newbattery. If you wear spectacles, grab your glasses! Without these essentials you can’t complete this cell phone repair.

Remove the screws either side of the charging port, using the pentalobe screwdriver.

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Move On To Step 3

Apply the suction cup to the screen

Place the suction cup onto the screen. Place it lower down near the home button. Gently pull upward, so you can see the gap between the frame.

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Move On To Step 4

Gently work the phone screen open

Gently use the case opener tool. Work it around the gap until it becomes loose.

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Move On To Step 5

Open the screen and remove the screws attaching the battery connector

The screen needs to be pulled back. Be careful not to pull it too far. This is because the cables are still attached. Take out the 2 screws that are holding the battery connector down.

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Move On To Step 6

Remove the battery connector

The battery connector shield is now loose. Remove the 2 screws and keep them safe. Now take the shield out.

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Move On To Step 7

Disconnect the logic board

Using the case opener tool, disconnect the battery. This is achieved by gently working the battery connector cable away from the logic board.

Then remove the front panel cable bracket. 4 screws need to be removed as highlighted in the image.

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Move On To Step 8

Remove the cable bracket and disconnect the cables

Remove the front panel cable bracket.

Disconnect the front facing camera cable, the LCD cable.

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Move On To Step 9

Remove the screen

All of the required procedures to enable you to remove the screen have been completed. It is now safe to remove the damaged screen. If it is cracked be careful!

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Move On To Step 10

Remove the battery from the iPhone

There is a transparent plastic tab attached to the battery. Pull this to remove the iPhone battery. You will be pulling the battery away from the adhesive attaching it to the iPhone.

If the glue is particularly sticky you may carefully warm it to loosen it. This is best done with a hair dryer.

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Move On To Step 11

Now remove the battery

You can now remove the battery from the iPhone 5c.

Take care when putting the new battery into the device. The replacement battery must sit snugly in the case of your device.

For best results let your battery drain to 10% then charge to 100%. This trains the battery for top performance.

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You’re Done!

To Reassemble Your Device Follow The Steps Above In Reverse Order.