iPhone 5C Battery Replacement Kit and Repair Guide

Do you need an iPhone 5C battery replacement kit? if yes get it here on amazon, Does your iPhone 5C battery drain easily? it no longer holds its charge like when it was new? if you respond yes to those questions probably it’s the time to do an iPhone 5C battery replacement. below you’ll find our simple step by step guide on how you can make your iPhone 5C battery replacement:

iPhone 5C Battery Replacement Video Guide

Step 1: Contain the Display

Before you can lift the display, you have to ensure that there is no glass cracked. In case of cracked glass, prevent the body from being harmed and broken by containing the display glass with a tape.

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  • Wear safety eye glasses.
  • Cover the iPhone’s display with a clear packing tape. This will provide structural integrity and will keep the glass from shattering when the display is lifted.

Step 3: Unscrew the unit

There are two 3.8mm Pentalobe screws in the unit placed next to the Lightning connector. Use the iPhone P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver.

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Step 4: Safety Opening using the iSclack tool (Skip this step if you are not using the iSclack tool)

The iSclack is a great tool recommended for anyone who repairs 5, 5s, or 5c iPhones. It is a useful tool if the repair involves more than one procedure.

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  • Close the iSclack handle and open the suction cup jaws.
  • In between the suction cups, place the iPhone 5c against the plastic depth gauge. Above the home button, make sure that the suction cup is resting on it to open the unit.
  • When the suction cup is set and pressed firmly onto the top and bottom of the display, open the handles of the iSclack tool and close the jaws.

Step 5: Pull up the front panel and the rear case (Skip this step if you are not using the iSclack tool)

  • By closing the handles, the suction cups will be separated, thus pulling the front panel and the rear case from the unit.
  • The use of iSclack ensures that the iPhone is safely opened without damaging its parts and cables.

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Note: Proceed to Step 8 if you are using the iSclack tool.

Step 6: Manual Opening (without the iSclack tools)

  • Put the suction on top of the home button and press it firmly into the screen. Make sure it is tightly sealed and pressed.

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Step 7: Separate Front panel and Rear case

  • Hold the iPhone down and pull up the suction cup to separate the front panel and the rear case from the phone.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry open the panel and the case away from the display.

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Step 8: Remove the suction cups from the display assembly

  • A gentle pull on the plastic nub will release the vacuum that seals the suction cups.
  • Once the vacuum is released, remove the suction cups from the display assembly and set it aside in a safe place.

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Step 9: Access the connectors

  • To access the connectors, lift the end part of the home button.
  • Open the panel and lean it onto something in a 90-degree angle to keep the phone propped open while accessing the connectors. You can simply tie the panel with a rubber band to an unopened canned soda.

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Step 10: Remove screws that connect the battery to the board

  • There are two 1.6mm Phillips #000 screws in the bracket of the metal battery connected to the board.
  • Remove it using the Philips screwdriver and put it in a safe place.

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Step 11: Remove bracket

  • Remove the battery metal connector bracket from the iPhone.
  • Set it aside together with the two 1.6mm screws.

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Step 12: Pry up the battery connector

  • With the flat end of the Spudger, gently pry up the battery connector from the logic board.

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Step 13: Remove these screws that connect the front panel assembly to the logic board

  • Two 1.3 mm screws
  • One 1.7 mm screw
  • One 3.25 mm screw
  • Use Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove these screws and keep it in a safe place.

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Step 14: Remove the front panel assembly bracket

  • Remove the bracket where the screws are removed.
  • Keep it aside together with the screws.

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Step 15: Disconnect the cables

  • With a plastic opening tool, disconnect the cables of the front camera and sensor.
  • Disconnect the LCD cable and Digitizer cable.

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Step 16: Remove the front panel assembly from the rear case

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Step 17: Remove the old battery

  • Unfold the battery adhesive by running the tip of the spudger in between the headphone jack and battery.
  • Pull away the battery adhesive tab.
  • Separate the adhesives by cutting the black adhesive tab between the two white strips of adhesive.
  • Pull one of the adhesive strips slowly away from the battery down to the bottom of the iPhone.
  • Let the strips slip out between the battery and the rear case, keep it at 60 degrees angle or less when pulling the strips.
  • Slowly guide the strips into the corner and upper side of the battery without snagging the battery against the other internal components of the phone.
  • Pull the strips of adhesive, stretching it until it comes out free.
  • Do the same procedures with the second adhesive strips.

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Step 18: Removing battery with latent adhesive still unfolded

In case the adhesive strips were not unfolded due to tearing and breaking, this is what you should do:

  • Warm the adhesive by heating the battery. Follow the given iOpener heating instructions to safely keep the battery secured.
  • Allow it to cool down a bit for 90 seconds approximately before touching it.
  • With a plastic card, wedge it under the battery to the side of the logic board.
  • Be careful when you pry through the card to avoid touching the logic board.
  • Slide the card in between the battery from the top to the bottom and push it to the edge.
  • Lift the battery away from the iPhone slowly and surely.

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Step 19: Reassemble the iPhone 5c

  • Reassemble the iPhone by doing the reverse order of this guide. The newly replaced battery should be calibrated.
  • Drain the battery to below 10% before charging it. When charging, make sure that it is uninterrupted or that the phone is not used until fully charged.

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