Soldering ipod touch 2g battery

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by cokester, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. cokester macrumors newbie

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    Ok, i abousletely fail at soldering.. i never soldered my ipod touch in my life.. Where should i start? I need absouletly all the steps, noob friendly.. From tinning it to soldering it.. i have so much problems and tried 3 times already and cant even get it to stick.. Please tell me where to put the soldering wire on my soldering iron because i cant get it to melt either.. I'm not even sure if im soldering on the right side of the battery

    Heres the pictures so far

    Solder on ipod
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    Ipod touch battery front side ( did i solder on the correct side, look at those fail solder on it lol..)
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    Soldering iron
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  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    If you don't know what you're doing, why are you soldering on your machine's logic board at all? That's a great way to permanently damage it.
     
  3. rgarjr macrumors 603

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    Practice on something fist. There's YouTube tutorials on soldering as well.
     
  4. cokester thread starter macrumors newbie

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    can you tell me what kind of stuff i should be praticing stuff on? some tips? and some materials that i wont have to go to so store for
     

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