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How do I install or remove the Battery Cover and Battery for my Samsung Galaxy S III?

Your device is powered by a rechargeable Li-ion battery. The travel charger used to charge the battery is included with your device. Use only batteries and chargers approved by Samsung. You must fully charge the battery before using your device for the first time. A discharged battery recharges fully in about four hours. Although you can use the device while the battery is charging, doing so will require additional charging time.

Installing the Battery

Make sure the battery is properly installed before turning on the device.

  1. Gently pull the cover off the device, using the slot on the top (1).

    Samsung pull the back cover off
  2. Lift the cover up (2) and away from the device.

    Samsung remove back cover
  3. Insert the battery into the opening on the back of the device, making sure the connectors align (1). Gently press down to secure the battery (2).

    Samsung insert the battery
  4. Place the battery cover onto the back of the device, and press down.

  5. Press along the edge of the battery cover to ensure all of the clips have locked in place.

  6. Plug the USB connector into the power/accessory interface connector on the bottom of your device.

    Samsung plug the charger to device
  7. Plug the AC adapter into an electrical outlet. Fully charging a battery may take up to four hours.

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