How To Change An iPod Battery
Wondering how to change an iPod battery? The apple iPod is popular amongst people who listen to music. When the lifespan of the iPod battery is shorter than normal you may decide to either buy a new one or take it back to the store to be fix. Why spend a large amount of money when you can fix it yourself by following a few easy steps.
The items you will need:
- New battery
- Flat head screwdriver or a case opener
- Get a battery that fits inside your iPod either buying it online or at a electronic store. Start with your iPod switched off and use either a flat head screwdriver or a case opener tool.
- Apply the tool at the crease of the iPod. Work your way around the iPod until the back of the metal casing comes off. There may be tabs you will need to push in for the casing to come off.
- Separate both sides carefully. There is a ribbon cable that attaches to the metal casing and circuit board. You do not need to pull out the ribbon.
- Remove the hard drive by carefully pulling on the tab with your hands. Underneath the hard drive is the iPod battery.
- Remove the iPod battery with either the flat head screwdriver or the case opener. Carefully try not to touch the circuit board underneath the battery.
- Disconnect the battery wire that is attached to the circuit board by pulling on it. Place the new iPod battery back into position.
- When the iPod battery is securely in place reattach the hard drive back into the connector. Snap the two sides of the iPod casing back together. You will need to recharge the new battery for three hours.