Sometimes situations may arise where in you will have to remove battery from your iPhone 4 for various reasons such as for replacing the broken screen or for replacing the old battery and sometimes also for replacing the volume buttons. So if you are tucked in such a situation need not worry we are here to help you. You can easily remove the battery of your iPhone using the following simple steps.

All you need to remove a battery from iPhone 4 is a screw driver (5-Point Pent lobe) of the following dimensions 3.6 mm, 2.5 mm and also a Spudger tool to pry the battery.

Note: Please avoid using a knife or any other pointed item to open the screws of your iPhone.

Step 1 – Switch off your iPhone and then remove 2 screws of 3.6 mm Pentalobe, on either side of the dock connector port.

Step 2 –  After removing the 2 screws, gently slide up the back plate with your thumbs sliding it upwards and then now lift off the back plate and set it aside when the panel will moves upwards about 2 mm.

Step 3 – remove the two screws holding the battery in place on the left side of the battery.

Step 4 – Use a Spudger tool to gently pry the battery connector up from its socket on the logic board and then remove the metal clip covering the antenna connector.

Step 5 – From the volume buttons use your spudger tool to carefully pry up the battery. It is stuck down with a good amount of adhesive so be careful when prying upwards that you don’t bend the battery. It typically rips or bends the battery.

Now you have your iPhone battery in your hands. Just pieces of advice before you reassemble the iPhone. Be sure to clean all metal-to-metal contact points on the pressure contact as well as its contact point on the rear panel. The oils on your fingers have the potential to cause wireless interference issues.

Hope after following these simple steps you will be able to remove the battery of your iPhone 4s and replace the battery in case you want to do so.

Thanks and Cheers.


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