battery replacement

Discussion in 'iPod' started by HMP L, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. HMP L

    HMP L Guest

    Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    (2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    Any experience?
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    HMPL
    emailaddress!!
     
    HMP L, Nov 27, 2011
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  2. Per HMP L:
    >Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    >(2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    >Any experience?


    I toasted mine trying to replace the battery. There's a very
    small connector in there that I managed to break.
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    PeteCresswell
     
    (PeteCresswell), Nov 27, 2011
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  3. On 11/27/11 10:38 AM, Jolly Roger wrote:
    > In article<1kbe56q.885nko1ic4lg4N%>,
    > (HMP L) wrote:
    >
    >> Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    >> (2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    >> Any experience?

    >
    > Google is your friend. ; )
    >
    > Anyhow, Apple will do it for a charge:
    >
    > <http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/service/battery/>
    >
    > Or you can do it yourself cheaper for the cost of the battery itself:
    >
    > <http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPod-Touch-2nd-Generation-Battery-Replacemen
    > t/1131/1>
    >


    If you live in a metropolitan area, there are also probably local
    independent fix-it shops-- many who advertise themselves primarily as
    cell phone repair shops. In my area, there's one that has a kiosk at a
    large upscale mall-- fix 'em while you wait or shop...

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    You're all worthless and weak. Drop and give me twenty.
     
    Douglas C. Neidermeyer, Nov 27, 2011
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  4. HMP L

    HMP L Guest

    Douglas C. Neidermeyer <> wrote:

    > On 11/27/11 10:38 AM, Jolly Roger wrote:
    > > In article<1kbe56q.885nko1ic4lg4N%>,
    > > (HMP L) wrote:
    > >
    > >> Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    > >> (2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    > >> Any experience?

    > >
    > > Google is your friend. ; )
    > >
    > > Anyhow, Apple will do it for a charge:
    > >
    > > <http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/service/battery/>
    > >
    > > Or you can do it yourself cheaper for the cost of the battery itself:
    > >
    > > <http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPod-Touch-2nd-Generation-Battery-Replacemen
    > > t/1131/1>
    > >

    >
    > If you live in a metropolitan area, there are also probably local
    > independent fix-it shops-- many who advertise themselves primarily as
    > cell phone repair shops. In my area, there's one that has a kiosk at a
    > large upscale mall-- fix 'em while you wait or shop...


    Thank you all for your advice. It helped me a lot.
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    HMPL
    emailaddress!!
     
    HMP L, Nov 27, 2011
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  5. HMP L

    Bert Guest

    In news: "(PeteCresswell)"
    <> wrote:

    > Per HMP L:
    >>Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    >>(2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    >>Any experience?

    >
    > I toasted mine trying to replace the battery. There's a very
    > small connector in there that I managed to break.


    I'm pretty sure I'd at least shatter the screen while just trying to get
    the back off.

    --
    St. Paul, MN
     
    Bert, Nov 27, 2011
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  6. HMP L

    Oppie Guest

    You'll need some special tools to remove the display and get access to the
    battery - which is on the very bottom, underneath everything else.
    http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&ke...=aps&hvadid=4353119965&ref=pd_sl_573h0thbff_b

    http://www.ipodbatterydepot.com/touch.asp?gclid=CILvktzV3KwCFQLc4AodIWe11g

    Bunch of videos to show what you're getting yourself into on Youtube
    http://www.youtube.com/results?sear...9374l0l15280l15l15l1l5l6l0l219l1376l1.7.1l9l0

    If you can't do fine pitch soldering, best to pay someone to replace the
    battery for you.

    "HMP L" <> wrote in message
    news:1kbe56q.885nko1ic4lg4N%...
    > Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an iPod-touch
    > (2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    > Any experience?
    > --
    > HMPL
    > emailaddress!!
    >
     
    Oppie, Nov 29, 2011
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  7. HMP L

    David Farber Guest

    Jolly Roger wrote:
    > In article <jdd1j5$5a9$>,
    > "David Farber" <> wrote:
    >
    >> Jolly Roger wrote:
    >>> In article <1kbe56q.885nko1ic4lg4N%>,
    >>> (HMP L) wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Is it possible and affordable to replace the battery in an
    >>>> iPod-touch (2) or is it better to buy a new one?
    >>>> Any experience?
    >>>
    >>> Google is your friend. ; )
    >>>
    >>> Anyhow, Apple will do it for a charge:
    >>>
    >>> <http://www.apple.com/support/ipod/service/battery/>
    >>>
    >>> Or you can do it yourself cheaper for the cost of the battery
    >>> itself:
    >>>
    >>> <http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPod-Touch-2nd-Generation-Battery-Replacemen
    >>> t/1131/1>

    >>
    >> I found many links to disassembly instructions such as the ones
    >> you've shown above. I have the iPod shuffle 4th generation. I find
    >> it humorous that the step by step guides show everything except
    >> where to buy the replacement battery! I don't need one right now but
    >> I was wondering if someone had a source for these batteries.
    >>
    >> Thanks for your replies.

    >
    > You mean besides from iFixit?:
    >
    > <http://www.ifixit.com/iPod-Parts/iPod-4G-Photo-Replacement-Battery/IF193
    > -016>


    That link is for the iPod 4G. My question was for the iPod Shuffle, 4th
    generation.

    Thanks for your reply.
    --

    David Farber
    Los Osos, CA
     
    David Farber, Dec 28, 2011
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  8. HMP L

    nospam Guest

    In article <>,
    Jolly Roger <> wrote:

    > > That link is for the iPod 4G. My question was for the iPod Shuffle, 4th
    > > generation.
    > >
    > > Thanks for your reply.

    >
    > Oh the shuffle. Yeah, doesn't look like that battery is readily
    > available. If Apple didn't make the battery themselves, you might be
    > able to figure out who made it and purchase it somewhere. But it'd
    > probably be less trouble to just let Apple replace the battery.


    even easier to buy another one. the price is the same.
     
    nospam, Dec 28, 2011
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