In this guide, we are going to show you how to remove the Battery on OnePlus 5 smartphone. These removal instructions made into 5 easy to follow steps.
Because the main FPC cable is covering the battery, so in order to remove the battery we need to remove the motherboard first.
The full teardown of the OnePlus 5 can be found here.
Repair Tools Needed:
1.5*25mm Phillips screwdriver
SIM Card Eject Tool
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1. Removing the SIM card tray and two screws
Powered off the OnePlus 5 and remove the SIM card tray use the SIM card eject tool.
Remove two screws close to USB Type-C port with a T1 screwdriver.
2. Open the back cover
Open the back cover a little bit with a suction cup.
Insert a spudger between the back cover and the display assembly, and slide the spudger along the display edge to release the back cover from the fuselage.
3. Removing the back cover
Remove the screws with a 1.5*25mm Phillips screwdriver.
Remove the metal plate.
In order to protect the hardware, we need to disconnect the battery connector first, and then disconnect the USB Type-C connector.
You can see the USB Type-C and the 3.5mm headphone jack on the back cover.
4. Removing the rear camera
Disconnect two camera connectors from the motherboard.
Take the rear camera off from its slot.
5. Removing the motherboard
Remove 7 screws securing the motherboard to the chassis.
Disconnect the 3 cables from the motherboard.
Lift up the motherboard you can get access to the main FPC cable.
Disconnect the FPC cable from the motherboard and the motherboard can be removed.
6. Removing the battery
Uncover the scotch tape on both sides.
Lift up the green tape to remove the battery.
You can find the full OnePlus 5 Teardown here. Other parts replacement tutorial, please visit the OnePlus 5 repair guide category.