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iPhone Battery Replacement

Updated: Apr 3, 2023

In this topic we will discuss the most frequently asked questions about iPhone battery replacement. Can iPhone battery be replaced?




FAQ About iPhone Batteries


Batteries are one of the most important components in your cell phone since it gives you the ability to use your phone for longer or shorter period of time.

Most of the people are not sure if your iPhone battery can or can’t be replaced. The answer is YES all cell phone batteries are replaceable, however it is not as easy as it used to be with older phones where you just take the back cover off and the battery pops right out.

It is highly recommended to seek professional advice before deciding to change your battery on your own since iPhone battery will explode if you damage it during the process and might cause harm to you and to your iPhone.


Will a battery replacement speed up my iPhone?


What are the advantages and disadvantages of replacing your iPhone battery?

Lithium-ion batteries are known for high performance fast charging capability and long lasting life if you charge them correctly. However, if you been using your iPhone for more then 2 years without replacing the battery it could lose its performance by not delivering enough power to the motherboard causing your iPhone to slow down.

It is also easy to overcharge the battery by leaving it on the charger for more than 10-12 hours OR charging it several times a day without reaching full 100% can also lead you to battery failure causing the same effects as an old battery such as random percentage fluctuation- going from 50% to 10% in a matter of seconds- as well as random restarts shut downs and swollen battery. These issues all can be fixed with a battery replacement.

Battery repair is a fairly inexpensive and quick process, therefore, you should consider getting your battery replaced rather then spending thousands on a new device. There are no disadvantages of replacing your iPhone battery as long as it is done correctly.


Will I lose any data by replacing my battery?


Is it worth it to replace your battery?

You won’t lose any data as long as the repair was done correctly so make sure when you have decided it’s time for a new battery you do your research on the company you have chosen. If you are tired of running around with portable batteries and charging your iPhone 3-4 times a day and annoyed by its slow performance but wouldn’t like to spend thousands on a new device, it is definitely worth to get a new battery since it is a super inexpensive solution compared to other alternatives.


Will my phone be water resistant after battery replacement?


All iPhones manufactured after September 25th 2015- staring with iPhone 6S/6S Plus- has been equipped with water/dust resistant glue. When changing the battery, the iPhone must be opened from the front in order to access and swap the battery. Make sure the company that you’ve chosen replace the adhesive tape as well to keep your phone in original condition preventing any water or dust to get inside.


Why is my battery turning yellow?


Apple invented some software changes to maximize the lifetime of your battery. When you reach 20% your iPhone automatically will ask you if you would like to use the “Low Power Mode” to lengthen the remaining battery life. In this mode your phone will automatically limit or turn of certain functions such as email fetch, “Hey Siri”, background app refresh, automatic downloads, some visual effects and set your auto-lock to 30 seconds. For more information about “Low Power Mode” please visit Apple.com.


When should I get my battery replaced?


iPhone batteries have been developed to deliver optimal voltage to your iPhone’s “brain” making it fast and powerful. When your iPhone starting to freeze or takes forever to open applications it is probably time to get a new battery. Also if it dies anywhere above 1% or just fluctuating up and down it is a firm sign that your iPhone battery is giving up.

In some rare cases your battery may swell up causing you screen to lift up, that is a pretty alarming sign to get it fixed. Apple also added a feature in order to test the battery life. To access these feature, click: Settings > Battery > Battery Health. It is recommended to replace your battery when it falls below 85% of its performance.

All iPhone battery replacements are fairly easy if you know what are you doing, however it is highly suggested to seek professional advice before performing any repair since it can cause damages to you and your device. In order to make sure you are getting professional service please visit an Apple store or search for professional repair shop within your area.


How to make your iPhone battery last longer?


Once your battery lost its performance there are no ways to make it better, only by replacing it. There are two easy steps to fallow when it comes to getting the most out of your battery. When you buy a new phone or battery you should make sure to charge it only when falls below 20% and as far as possible always charge it up to 100%. Never leave your phone on the charger for more then 10-12 hours to prevent overcharging and swollen battery.

Hope we have answered all your questions about iPhone batteries. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us and our team will be glad to assist you any time!


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