Moto X Pure Battery Replacement (Style) / How To Replace Moto X Pure Battery (Style)

Moto X Pure Battery Replacement (Style) / How To Replace Moto X Pure Battery (Style)

Walkthrough Moto X Pure Battery Replacement or how to change battery Moto X Style. The Moto X Pure (Style) Edition has been a solid workhorse of a phone for several years, and with a new battery, it will likely keep going for at least one or two more! In this video, I’ll show you how to replace the battery in a Moto X Pure (Style) Edition smartphone. I appreciate you stopping by, leaving a comment and subscribing for more adventitious geekery! Thanks!

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TRANSCRIPT:

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ah screw don’t glue greetings programs
Atari here you there and this is a

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Motorola MOTO X pure edition also known
as the style edition in some

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international markets and this is a
really good phone it’s got a clip very

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close to a vanilla Android operating
system on it and it’s been my daily

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driver for about two years now and the
only complaint I really have is that

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recently I’ve noticed that it’s just not
holding a charge like it used to so

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instead of buying a new phone which
frankly I can’t really afford to do

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because I’m not making that mad YouTube
cash yet

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hashtag ad pocalypse hashtag subscribe
now instead of doing that I’m just going

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to replace the battery and I’m gonna
show you how to do it so maybe you can

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squeeze a little bit more life out of
your phone as well the first thing to do

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obviously is remove this case this is
the omote on two piece hard case and

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actually kind of like it you can see a
review of it that I did a while back

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I’ll put a link in the little card up in
the corner this particular case is cool

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because it corrects what I feel is the
biggest problem on the Moto X it’s

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obnoxious
curved back if you didn’t have that

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curved back I think it would be a much
better phone overall but somebody was

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trying to go for some unique design that
didn’t really take off and it’s an older

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phone so yeah now to pull out the qi
wireless charging adapter I like my

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wireless charge upgrade because now I
can just drop the phone on my desk and

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let it charge I don’t worry about
tracking down the USB charger and the

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tango missile cables that are on my desk
I’ve got another video talking about

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adding wireless charging like this that
I’ll link in the corner as well now that

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we’ve got the phone on nekkid we must
find a way to pry the back cover off now

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I’ll take a spudger from my warranty
voiding kit and see if I can find a seam

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to start working on course links to
these tools are in the doobly-doo for

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your convenience
apparently the easiest way to do this is

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by removing this
cardholder and using that open slot

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there to begin working the background
but we’re gonna do this the hard way

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mostly because I whatever and of course
the back is apparently glued on how many

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times do I have to say this screw don’t
glue gluing things together like this

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just makes them difficult to work on and
more likely to be thrown away so now

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I’ve got to clean this adhesive foam off
as best I can without getting into

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solvents uh so you know actually I’m
gonna leave some residue here to help

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hold the backplate on when I reassemble
this foam because I’m not entirely

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certain up the little plastic tabs are
engineered to hold things together by

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themselves anyway so okay so now that I
have the glue mostly cleaned off there

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are about 20 screws holding the
retaining plate on that will have to be

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removed to access the battery there is
also this one silver screw that holds

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the volume rocker switch in place do not
do not remove that just leave it so to

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unscrew these 20 screws you’re gonna
need one of these little tiny star

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headed screwdrivers wait why is my
screwdriver stripping the heads

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23:45
one two three four five six aqua rap

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these are Torx screws six-sided stars
and I do not have a small enough torque

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spit in my gift well I guess I’m off to
the show yes now we have all the tools

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we need to get this done this iFixit
driver kit is probably the most

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comprehensive kit on the market today so
I should have everything I need to rip

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apart just about anything else that
comes along it’s so pretty and new again

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I’ll put links to all the tools in the
doobly-doo so you can play along at home

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for now though let’s put eighty-three
bit in the driver and get back to it so

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now let’s take our teeth reports bit and
remove all twenty black screws do not I

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repeat do not remove the one silver
screw that I told you about holding the

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volume rocker in place you will have a
bad day if you do that only that guy

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once you have all 20 black screws
removed you can take a small flat-head

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screwdriver and pull back the tabs
holding the retaining plate in place to

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separate it from the screen assembly and
access the battery on the retaining

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plate there are four screws holding the
battery in place remove these screws

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with the t-3 driver as well now of
course or screws just couldn’t be

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trusted holding the battery in place so
they glued this section together as well

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you’re gonna have to carefully very
carefully extremely carefully pry the

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battery away from the retaining plate oh

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yeah and there’s some ribbon cables also
glued to the battery so you’re going to

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need to carefully separate those from
the battery as well finally now we have

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the battery separated from the phone and
ready to replace let’s get our new

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battery out of the packaging place it
into the cradle in the retaining plate

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for a test fit and replace those four
screws that we removed earlier now wait

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at our you might say why did we remove
those four screws just to immediately

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replace them well young padawan the
whole reason for removing those screws

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is so that we could get a little more
leverage on the retaining plate and may

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find the battery out just a little bit
easier due to that compound of glue

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that’s pretty much it pointless and
redundant just like the glue that

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Motorola used to assemble thing now
carefully place the battery in the spot

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where it sits against the screen section
of thumb reconnect the u-shaped wiring

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harness at the bottom of the battery
then carefully raise the top end of the

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battery and slip the NFC antenna that’s
that little part that was glued to the

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face of the battery earlier slip that
into place sandwiched between the

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battery and the street assembly then
press the retaining plate into place pop

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all the little tabs back into place and
then turn your attention to the wiring

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harnesses on the back of the retainer
make sure they’re all in their proper

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places and connected correctly then go
ahead and replace all twenty screws that

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we removed earlier

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press the backplate into place and then
we’ll just turn her on and make sure

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everything works

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6 thoughts on “Moto X Pure Battery Replacement (Style) / How To Replace Moto X Pure Battery (Style)”

    1. The replacement battery is flattish, but I had no problem fitting it without deformity. Just a little finesse will take care of it!

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