How to Replace an Archos Battery

Written by michael wallace
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If your Archos MP3 player is powering off for no apparent reason, the problem most likely is a dead or dying battery. Replacing the battery will require disassembly of the unit, but you can do it yourself without the help of a service technician. The best part is that it only takes a few minutes.

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Things you need

  • Phillips screwdriver

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  1. 1

    Turn off your Archos and turn the unit over.

  2. 2

    Remove the two screws on the corners of the side of the rear of the unit and set the screws aside.

  3. 3

    Remove the back panel to expose the rectangular battery inside.

  4. 4

    Lift the battery out and unplug the battery cable from its port on the main circuit board. Set the old battery aside.

  5. 5

    Fit a new battery in the old one's place and plug the cable into the port.

  6. 6

    Replace the back panel and screws.

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