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Nice New Battery!

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iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S Battery Replacement

iPhone 4S Battery Replacement

10 - 30 minuten


Mijn probleem

My iPhone battery was dying really quickly under normal every-day use, and when it got down to around 30 percent my phone would decide it was dead and switch off. I had to be near a phone charger at all times. Very annoying.

Mijn oplossing

This was my first time doing anything like this and I was a bit nervous, but I read the iFixit instructions several times, looked at the pics in full resolution, and read the user comments. I also watched a VERY helpful how-to video on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RW8RSA51...

I was worried about the mysterious, often-mentioned, and apparently troublesome "black ground clip" but in the video I saw exactly where it was and how to get it back in place if it escaped.

I used tweezers to manipulate the screws and little parts, to keep everything clean of finger oil.

I used an old plastic gift-card to pry out the old battery. It took a long time but I worked carefully and patiently, and eventually it came away from the adhesive.

The whole repair took maybe ten or fifteen minutes.

Mijn advies

Watch HighTechDad's video and follow his advice:


Work on a towel under a bright lamp. Assemble all your tools ahead of time, including a plastic gift card and tweezers. Be slow, be patient, be careful, but don't be nervous. It's really not hard!

Thanks, iFixit :)

iPhone 4S Replacement Battery afbeelding
iPhone 4S Replacement Battery


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