Removing the rechargeable battery Warning:
Only remove the rechargeable battery when you discard the appliance. Make sure the battery is completely empty when you remove it.
To remove the rechargeable battery, you need a towel or cloth, a hammer and a flat-head (standard) screwdriver. Observe basic safety precautions when you follow the procedure outlined below.
Be sure to protect your eyes, hands, fingers, and the surface on which you work.
To deplete the rechargeable battery of any charge, remove the handle from the charger, turn on the Sonicare and let it run until it stops. Repeat this step until you can no longer turn on the Sonicare.