How to open an iPod Touch 2nd Generation

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  1. rgsparber

    rgsparber New Member

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    I needed to open my iPod Touch 2nd Generation because the battery was failing. A new battery cost me $6 but Apple wanted almost $100 to replace it.

    The experience was difficult but I learned a lot. Although I'm not so sure I would risk opening another iPod Touch, I did want to share what I learned with other.

    Apple has certainly done a masterful job of keeping me out!

    If you are interested, see

    http://rick.sparber.org/electronics/ita.pdf

    Questions and comments are welcome.

    Rick
  2. Baker5

    Baker5 Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the site. Congradulations on a DIY replacement.
  3. lobwege

    lobwege New Member

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    i dont think i would have the guts to do that
  4. Naveen121

    Naveen121 Well-Known Member

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    Same here, because if I screwed up, which I probably would, I would have to take it to the Apple Store then. And when they find out that I broke their seal, they are going to say No More Waranty because I messed with the interior of the device. So I'll probably end up paying about $250 to $300 for a new one.

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  5. iBricked

    iBricked Well-Known Member

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    you didn't test it?` It works I did it with my friends and I charged him $30 + $5. Its easy.
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    TakenAppleDownAPeg Member

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    the only reason I would be nervous are the tab thingys that keep the screen and stuff on and isn't the battery soldered on? I am not so good at soldering.
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    iBricked Well-Known Member

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    Me neither, but a few minutes on the web really helped.

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