Battery: Samsung Galaxy S 5

Learn how to insert and remove the battery on the Samsung Galaxy S 5.





  1. Turn your phone off and then locate the back cover notch.
  2. Remove the back cover by prying up on the notch.
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  3. Insert or remove the battery.
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  4. Replace the back cover.
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Soft reset

A soft reset is a simulated battery removal. This is used to power a device off when the screen is frozen or unresponsive. It does not cause loss of personal data on the device.


  1. Press and hold the Power and Volume down key for up to 45 seconds.
  2. Wait as the device restarts.