How to REPLACE iPhone 5s battery

in OCDlast year (edited)


Battery has a lifespan of 3 years, depending on the manufacturer, but sometimes not intended it suddenly became weak and damaged due to different circumstances, for a reason we want to replace it and buy a new one, i recommend to buy on reliable and original product to avoid further damaged to your device.


  1. Battery swollen
  2. Battery drained easily
  3. LCD frame lifted


Tools Needed

  • Tweezer
  • Screw ★ 0.8
  • Screw + 1.5
  • Plastic picks
  • Sim Card ejector
  • iPhone 5s Brand new battery


  • Removed the sim tray by the sim tool ejector.


  • Fully turn off your device.


  • Remove the two screw at the bottom (encircled) by Screw ★ 0.8 tool.


  • Carefully lift the LCD frame by plastic pick tool.


  • Don't pull to hard, see the finger print scanner and home button flex (encircled) might be damaged if lifted too much.


  • Remove the metal frame of the finger print scanner and home button flex by tweezer, then carefully remove the connector.


  • Carefully lift the whole frame, now you will see the swollen battery.


  • Remove the two screw (encircled) by Screw + 1.5 tool.


  • Carefully remove the metal frame by tweezer.


  • Place the screw accordingly NOTE: do not swap or changed different screw slot, you must memorized where you take out the screw, when you bring it back, the screw must be place to where it was taken.


  • Remove the battery connector by plastic pick.


  • Remove the battery NOTE: original battery has a adhesive underneath be carefull while removing.


  • After removing the old battery, now place the brand new battery.


  • You can turn it on to test if it is working, then fully turn it off and assemble it back, go with the procedure backward.


  • Notice that the LCD frame lift is gone, and the battery runs ok now.


  • Enjoy your new battery for your iPhone 5s, NOTE: the old battery MUST follow the proper waste disposal.

WARNING: This is done by a technician, i am not responsible to any damage of your device if there is a hidden defect prior to the problem.

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Hello @dashand

Thank you for sharing this useful information. However, I love how you explicitly detailed the procedures to changing the battery of an iPhone 5s without forgetting to note that the old battery should follow the proper waste disposal.

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Thank you, we all know for a fact that battery has a toxic chemical that have effect to the environment and for us human, it is also prone and known to cause fire.

So proper disposal is very important, a simple way to save and protect the environment.

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Wow, interesting. I thought, iphone batteries, being built-in, cannot be replaced. LOL

Oo nga po, akala din ng iba kaya di pinapagawa pag nasira battery, nabili nalang sila ng bagong cellphone.

Nice work man.

Your post is really informative 👍👍

Keep up the good work.

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Really welcomed bro

Very helpful at informative post. Good to know how this works. Galing! :)

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@dashand Magaling Bro.! Lodi sa pag repair! May Galaxy note 8 ako dina na power pero pag press ng power button nag vibrate lang. Any advice kung ano problema at kung maremedyo pa??