Nintendo 3DS XL Battery Replacement

Introduction

Battery having issues and need to be placed? This guide will take you through the steps necessary to have a new battery in your Nintendo 3DS XL in no time!

 

Step 1 Battery

 

The screws have locking washers that prevent the screws from falling off of the back cover. Leave these locking washers on the screws, it is not necessary to remove the washers for this repair guide.

Unscrew the two 4.2 mm screws that are located at the top of the cover.
The screws have locking washers that prevent the screws from falling off of the back cover. Leave these locking washers on the screws, it is not necessary to remove the washers for this repair guide.


Step 2
 

Using a plastic opening tool, pry off the cover starting at the top right corner.
Hold the device so that the cover is facing up.
Using a plastic opening tool, pry off the cover starting at the top right corner.
Hold the edge of the cover to ensure it does not reattach.
Look for the small section below the stylus compartment. Pry off the cover at that point if it is still attached.
Take off the cover of the device and set aside.
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Step 3
 

Pry off the battery from the lower casing.
Insert the plastic opening tool into the opening located on the right side of the battery.
Pry off the battery from the lower casing.
Lift the battery out of the case and set aside.

 

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