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How to remove Huawei E5172s-920 battery (Swift 4G LTE CPE) - hovatek - 04-26-2015

This tutorial will explain how to take out the battery of Huawei E5172s-920 . In this example, we use a SWIFT 4G LTE CPU router. The battery is not inbuilt but you'll need a flat piece of metal (from Engineering precision tools).

Steps to remove Huawei E5172s-920 battery (Swift 4G LTE CPE)


Follow the steps below to remove Huawei E5172s-920 battery

See the video tutorial below or @ https://youtu.be/rX_K2uN4VIM

  1. Get the SWIFT 4G LTE hub and a flat tipped prying tool

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-1.jpg]

  2. Flip the hub on its back and place your thumb on the back cover

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-2.jpg]

  3. Slide the back cover to the right

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-3.jpg]

  4. You should now see the battery

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-4.jpg]

  5. Lift the battery from the bottom

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-5.jpg]

  6. Take out the battery (don't pull on the cord too hard)

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-6.jpg]

  7. Drop the battery beside the hub

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-7.jpg]

  8. Take note of the port where the battery fits into the hub

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-8.jpg]

  9. Take note of the 3 clips on the hub which hold the battery firmly in place (indicated with three red arrows)

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-9.jpg]

  10. Place the prying tool just above the middle fastener

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-10.jpg]

  11. Press the battery clip to the side (against the body of the hub) to free it from the fasteners and push it upwards at the same time

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-11.jpg]

  12. Keep applying the sideways+upwards push and you should see the battery clip coming out gradually

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-13.jpg]

  13. The battery clip should now be free

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-14.jpg]

  14. Here's what the battery clip looks like

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-15.jpg]

  15. You're done

    [Image: how-to-remove-swift-hub-battery-16.jpg]