Helpful tips

Do iPod batteries wear out?

Do iPod batteries wear out?

iPod batteries generally last two to three years, depending on how often you use the iPod. You can replace them, sure, but it’s not for everyone. If you don’t want to replace your iPod’s battery, or don’t feel it’s worthwhile, you can still use your iPod as a music source, as long as it is plugged into an AC adapter.

Are iPhone 3GS worth anything?

Although newer iPhones get substantial value (iPhone 4S + 64GB AT is up to $150 today), iPhone 3 and 3GS are rapidly becoming worthless in the US. Your phone is may still be worth money in a rebate or gift cart in USA if you exchange it as part of a phone purchase.

Is iPhone 3G and 3GS battery the same?

To answer the OP as long as the mAh is the same it will not be a problem. The batteries are not officially replaceable by the user.

How do you change the battery on an iPhone 3GS?

Slide the black ribbon cable out of its connector, and remove the display assembly from the iPhone. Insert your SIM eject tool or a paper clip into the hole next to the headphone jack.

How do you change the battery on an iPod?

Insert a plastic opening tool into the seam between the front and back of the iPod. Insert another plastic opening tool into the seam between the front and back of the iPod, leaving at least 1.5 inches of space between the two tools. At an angle, carefully insert a putty knife about 1/8 inch into the seam between the two opening tools.

What to do if your iPod Classic battery goes bad?

Gently (GENTLY) disengage the remaining clips on the rear panel by pulling the tops of the front and rear panels away from each other (think of the bottom of the iPod as a hinge), taking great care not to damage the ribbon cables holding the two halves together. Use a spudger to lift the retaining flap holding the connector cable.

How is the battery attached to an iPhone?

The iPhone’s battery is attached to the rear case with a mild adhesive. This adhesive usually comes out attached to the battery. If your replacement battery already includes an adhesive backing, you’re all set.