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How to Replace iPhone 7 Plus Battery

 How to Replace iPhone 7 Plus Battery

Oh, Apple and their batteries. It’s a serious love-hate relationship. Just think about how much you would love your iPhone 7 Plus if it would last as long as it’s supposed to. The struggle is real… Or is it? With this awesome guide, you can easily replace your iPhone 7 Plus battery. You don’t even have to be tech savvy! You just need these instructions and the iPhone 7 Plus repair parts, which you can get online at Digital Supply USA.



Crash Course on iPhone 7 Plus Battery Replacement

In this guide, you’ll learn how to bring your iPhone 7 Plus back to life with a brand new battery! All the instructions you need are carefully laid out for you, so even the most tech-illiterate people can fix the iPhone 7 Plus battery on their own.

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 10 to 15 minutes


Tools Needed to Replace iPhone 7 Plus Battery

  • Phillips #000 Screwdriver
  • P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone
  • Tri-point Y000 Screwdriver bit
  • Opening Picks

  • iOpener

  • Tweezers

  • Suction Handle

  • Spudger



  • iPhone 7 Plus Replacement Battery
  • iPhone 7 Plus Adhesive Strips


Before you start to replace your iPhone 7 Plus battery, make sure it’s discharged below 25%. Otherwise, you risk having it catch on fire or exploding if punctured.


Instructions for iPhone 7 Plus Battery Replacement


Step One: Preparation

  1. Be sure not to expose the iPhone 7 Plus to liquid as the waterproof seal will be compromised until after the repair
  2. Discharge battery to under 25%


Step Two: Open It Up

  1. Remove the two 3.4 mm screws (pentalobe) located at the bottom of the phone
  2. Place iOpener in the center of the microwave for 30 seconds
  3. Apply the heated iOpener to a long edge for approximately 2 minutes
  4. Once the adhesive is softened, apply suction cup on lower half of the front of your iPhone 7 Plus (avoiding the home button)
  5. Pull on the suction cup until a small gap appears in between the front and back of the phone
  6. Insert the flat end of a spudger
  7. Twist the spudger to widen the opening
  8. Slide the spudger along the sides of the phone, starting at the lower left and towards the volume buttons
  9. Remove the spudger and slide from the lower right towards the top corner
  10. Pull up on suction cup and open, raising it no more than 10 degrees
  11. Remove suction cup
  12. Slide opening pick underneath the screen on the top edge of the phone
  13. Slightly lift the screen away from the top of the phone
  14. Slide the iPhone 7 Plus screen to the left like a book to open it up
  15. Remove the tri-point Y000 screws securing the lower cable bracket to the mother board (4 in total)

Don’t pry the two pieces apart as there are small clips that can break.


Step Three: Start the Repair

  1. Remove the lower display cable bracket
  2. Use spudger to lift battery connector out of the socket located on the logic board
  3. Bend the connector cable to prevent it from accidentally powering up your iPhone while you repair it
  4. Use the flat end of the spudger to disconnect the two lower display connections on the logic board
    • To re-attach, all you have to do it press down on one end until it clicks, then the other end – never the middle
    1. Remove the tri-point Y000 screws on the bracket over the front panel sensor (should be three)
    2. Remove bracket
    3. Disconnect the front panel sensor from the logic board
      • Reattach by pressing on one end at a time
      1. Remove the display assembly
        • Reapply adhesive around the edges when putting back on
        1. Remove the Phillips screws on the barometric vent (should be two)
        2. Push the barometric vent towards the Taptic Engine to break up the adhesive
        3. Remove the vent
        4. Using the flat end of a spudger, disconnect the Taptic Engine connect from the logic board
        5. Remove 1.5 mm Phillips screws (should be three)
        6. Remove the Taptic Engine
        7. Using tweezer, peel back the (three) adhesive strips located on the lower bottom of the battery
        8. Slowly pull each tab away from the battery at a 60 degree angle until it slips out, holding down on the battery when pulling the last strip


        If adhesive strips broke underneath the battery, you’ll need to use your iOpener on the battery to melt the adhesive for approximately 60 seconds then use a plastic card to pry it up from the left side of the phone.


        Step Four: Start the Replacement

        1. Remove the battery
        2. Place in new iPhone Plus 7 battery with new adhesive strips
        3. Go through steps in reverse to put phone back together


        And there you have it! Your iPhone 7 Plus battery replacement is complete. Shop Digital Supply USA for all your iPhone repair parts.