We use our iPhone all day long for many purposes including calling, messaging, Internet surfing, watching videos, listening audio files and to do lot more. Your iPhone uses its battery to derive power. With such continuous usage of iPhone, performance and battery life degrades which you can again recharge with charger.
But sometimes battery becomes a serious issue. If you are going through battery problems or your battery drains very fast then you know how frustrating it is. Without battery you can’t access your phone. No matter what type of smartphone you are using, even if it is Apple, still battery will die within one day.
However, there is something you can do with it. Though you cannot replace the device, it is costly after all but you can replace the battery.
According to Apple also, iPhone’s battery is designed to retain 500 charge cycles and after that you need to replace it. If you are thinking it will last forever then it never going to happen. It won’t last long, couple of years.
If you are an iPhone user and you are facing serious battery issue, this article might help you. We are providing you entire step-to-step procedure on how you can replace iPhone’s battery as like other phone, iPhone are little bit tricky to open and handle its hardware. Battery replacement is something that needs to be done with care and complete guidance so that you can do it without creating additional problems.
How to safely replace your iPhone battery
No battery what model of iPhone you are using, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, this will work for all models of iPhone. The iPhone looks impenetrable but you need to remove some screws in order to get the battery out and get the new battery in and then again wield the screws to make the iPhone as before.
Step 1. Turn off your iPhone. You can do this by holding down the power button and then sliding the on screen button to the right.
Step 2. Make use of screw driver to open the back cover of iPhone. Remove screws from the bottom edge of the iPhone and keep them in safe place so that you must not lose it somewhere.
Step 3. After removing the screws, slide the rear cover upwards slowly as it is soft and you need not to break it. So, perform your task slowly. Move rear cover slightly upward by few millimeters and then lift it off. If in between it struck somewhere then press palm against back panel.
Step 4. Inside the iPhone, you will see two screws securing the battery which contacts to motherboard. Here you will get slight changes depending on the model of iPhone. You need to remove both the screws.
Step 5. Make use of plastic pry tool that would help you to do the job easily without damaging anything. Use this tool to lift the connector from the both edges bottom and top. Carefully remove the black contact clip below the connector.
Step#6. In order to pull the battery and get it out from the phone, use clear plastic tab. It will require some force as battery is glued to stick to its place. You can take it out, make some progressively force and make use of prey tool that I already told you before, use this tool against the motherboard and get the battery out of it place.
Step#7. Now the old battery is out, it is time to fit the new battery. Before fitting new battery, make sure everything is in the right position. The contact clip, if it is not in the right orientation or properly positioned, first make it in its correct position.
Step#8. Press battery connector into the place and tighten it with the screw that you used to take out it. Secure the battery connector.
Step#9. Take the top of the edge of the screen and make it to the right position by protruding it more than half a millimeter, if is not seated then it might possible you haven’t did the job perfectly.
Step#10. Once everything is right, you have correctly replaced the two screws, it is the time to charge your new battery for the first time. Connect to the charger and wait for the phone to turn on. If your phone won’t turn off, it might take few minutes, so stay cool.