How to Remove the iPhone 5 Battery

Cell phone batteries slowly degrade over time, no exception with the iPhone. This guide will teach you how to remove your iPhone5’s battery for a repairing work.

Step 1 – Open the iPhone

  • You need to remove the screws at the bottom of the phone with a 5-point pentalobe screwdriver.
  • With a Small suction cup lift the screen.
  • Do not remove the screen at this moment, there are some cables that you need to unplug.


Step 2 – Unplug screen cable

  • Remove these 3 #00 Philips screws and lift the aluminium cover.
  • With the spudger, unplug the connector carefully and lift the screen.


Step 3 – Remove the Battey

  • Remove this (another) 3 #00 Philips screws securing the battery connector.
  • With the spudger, lift the battery conector from its socket.
  • With the help of the tab “Authorized service provider only” and a spudger, lift the battery.
  • The battery has mild adhesive, so don’t pull it with excessive strong, remove it slowly.
  • When reassembling, it isn’t necessary to reapply new glue.


Now the battery is successfully removed. To reassemble your device, just follow these instructions in reverse order.

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