Repair guide: X01 battery

Some components are expected to wear out over X01's lifetime - main example being the battery. X01 has been designed to be disassembled with glue-free design by anyone with 2 screwdrivers, soldering tools and AIAIAI’s step by step repair guides. This will make sure your X01 will stay with you for as long as possible.

Difficulty: ⬤⬤⬤◯


All you need is a flathead screwdriver, a crosshead screwdriver and tools for soldering.


Remove the click-in top cover

  • Make sure the X01 is turned off
  • Grip tightly and pull the top cover off

Remove covers

  • Take your flathead screwdriver, or a tool of similar kind, and find the small opening in each corner of the top cover
  • Gently snap open each of the press fittings
  • Repeat this process on the bottom cover as well

Remove inner housing

  • Unscrew the two screws on the inner housing
  • Snap open each of the press fittings shown of the image bellow

Remove the battery

  • Unscrew the two screws from the PCBA
  • Gently pull the battery out. It will be sticking to the housing
  • Unsolder the 2 connecting cables

Battery replacement

  • Solder the connectors of the replacement battery to the PCBA
  • Fix PCBA and battery back into the inner housing
  • Close the inner housing and replace the outer housing

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