Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo - Replacing the battery

The battery life is low. Your device keeps crashing or won’t charge.

  • Galaxy S5 Neo
  • 4 Steps
  • Easy
  • 15 min.
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In this repair guide, we show you how to replace your Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo’s defective battery on your own. This repair can help if your smartphone crashes during heavy use because the voltage temporarily drops, you can no longer charge it or turn it on, or the battery life is very low.

Required tools

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Getting started with the repair of your Galaxy S5 Neo

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4 steps
  1. Removing the back cover

    Galaxy S5 Neo - Removing the back cover 01
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Removing the back cover 02
    1. Put your finger in the appropriate hollow to detach the back cover from the chassis. This hollow is slightly above the standby button. The back cover is hooked onto the chassis.
    2. Remove the back cover.
  2. Removing the battery

    Galaxy S5 Neo - Removing the battery 01
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Removing the battery 02
    1. Use your finger to lift the battery out of the device. There’s a hollow in the chassis where you can easily access the battery.
    2. Remove the battery.
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  4. Installing the battery

    Galaxy S5 Neo - Installing the battery 01
    1. Put the battery in the appropriate slot in the chassis. Make sure the battery’s four gold contacts are touching the four gold springs in your device.
  5. Attaching the back cover

    Galaxy S5 Neo - Attaching the back cover 01
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Attaching the back cover 02
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Attaching the back cover 03
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Attaching the back cover 04
    Galaxy S5 Neo - Attaching the back cover 05
    1. Position the back cover on the chassis.
    2. Use your finger to press the back cover firmly onto the entire device. The back cover has to hook onto the chassis. You can hear it click into place.
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