Nintendo 3DS XL 2015 Battery Replacement

Introduction

Removing the battery is essential to the removal of other components on the Nintendo 3DS XL. Please remember to have the device powered off when following this guide.

 

Step 1 Battery

Place the 3DS upside down. Remove the game card, headphones, charging cable, stylus, or anything else that may be connected to the device.

Ensure your device is powered off before proceeding. Failure to do so may result in electrical shock or damage to the device.

Place the 3DS upside down. Remove the game card, headphones, charging cable, stylus, or anything else that may be connected to the device.

 

Step 2

The screws are held in place by captive washers and should not be completely removed.

Using a JIS #0 screwdriver, loosen the two black screws on the back.

The screws are held in place by captive washers and should not be completely removed.

 

Step 3

Once the screws are loosened, pry open the back cover.

 

Step 4

The battery is located on the left hand side of the 3DS - to remove, use the small gap located at the top-middle and pull up with a pointed tool.

 

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