We wouldn't want you to try this without a guide unless you're a repair technician who's done it many times. Step 12: Disconnect the sensor and camera cable from the connectors With the flat plastic tool or a Spudger, pry up the cable connectors connecting the front-facing camera and the sensor to disconnect the cables from the unit. Might get the courage up when the time comes, or I might just sell the X after 2 years and upgrade. If you prefer to replace the adhesive, have a set of new adhesive strips ready before you continue. Regular wear and tear is expected, so as long as your device is in working order you should be eligible for a battery swap or replacement device if you fall in the serial number range above. You should also check your iPhone 6S for damage to the body or screen. No need to drive anywhere or wait in line; replace your battery from your kitchen.
That goes over the battery here and it has two screws holding it in place. So you can see now that there's actually a gap created that I've been able to do right there. The plastic nub on the cup is designed as such so that the vacuum from the cup will be released easily. But you're gonna wanna really go through a full battery cycle, once you do a forced restart, the very first power on, to drain it all the way down and then charge it all the way up, for a little conditioning. So let's go ahead and open the package here, the anti-stat package.
The display, the digitizer, and the front face. Like how much is the kit? My suction keeps losing suction there. Turns out there's a reason for that: Apple recently admitted that. And what's in this box over here? Yeah, and there's aperimeter adhesive that's hard to see here. Sure, well a couple of things.
Now the display is free. Step 20: Remove the old battery and replace it with a new one Remove the battery and replace it with the new one, but make sure that the old one is disposed of properly to avoid leakage of battery chemical. You can also use your fingernail if necessary. But it's right inside the frame that keeps that locked in as we were referring to earlier. Currently, you have the option of going to an Apple store, an Apple authorized service provider to have this work done. Yep, and we got the connecter off to the side. You can see here we've got a couple of driver bits.
So the two adhesive strips that are holding the phone in place we need to remove those. There is the first one, completely. Finally, charge it uninterrupted to 100%. It might be time to do this battery. Phone Remedies is not responsible for damages during installation. All right, so tell me a little bit about what you've got here. Or perhaps you've noticed another issue? Show me what you got in the box there.
To do it easily and safely, the use of a is helpful. View our complete return policy Installation Policies Mobile device repairs take patience and attention to detail. Replaced my battery on my own and when I later wanted Apple to replace a cracked screen they refused to do so for this reason. But when we do that, that adhesive strip that's around there can make it a little bit challenging. Think it's smarter to save money and do it yourself, or would you only trust a pro to handle something as important as your phone? Work all the way to the front. We can't do that, but I do have, today with me, a magnetic mat, which allows us to work on and keep all of our parts safe in one location while we're taking it apart. So now I've just removed the battery cable.
These are fairly fragile but now all three cables are lose. Small - 600px Medium - 800px Large - 1200px window. I've got a mic right here if you've got a question for me, if you've got a question for Chris from iFixit. This metal bracket is the one covering and protecting the battery connector. Step 18: Pull off the adhesive strip From under the battery, pull off the adhesive strip through the tab on the right bottom edge. I'll show you how that works in a few minutes. So what we're going to do today is we're going to unbox one of our parts and toolkits for a battery, so you can see what's inside Containing all the components we need and then we're gonna go ahead and tear this phone done and out it back together.
Let it slide under the battery from the bottom part to the upper. Check out our guide on for more information. Basically the chassis and the battery and the motherboard. It's possible to complete the repair without replacing the adhesive, and you probably won't notice any difference in functionality. And of course you can gauge the health of your battery currently if you connect to a Macintosh with the Coconut application to gauge the usage of your battery so far.