Tips on getting that difficult battery door cover off of your Plantronics CS50 & CS55 Office Wireless Headset

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If you use or plan to use a Plantronics CS50 or Plantronics CS55 Office Wireless Headset, you’ll be facing the task of changing out the battery at some point. No big deal, right? That is, until you try removing the battery door cover. Some covers tend to come off fairly easily while many others, well, let me just say that it’s a real pain, literally.

In this blog, I’m going to provide a few tips on things you can do to make the daunting task of removing the battery door cover a bit easier. When your CS50 or CS55 wireless headset is no longer holding a charge, that’s when you’ll benefit most from this information.

Below you’ll find some instructional images along with a short explanation. If you’d prefer to watch a short 3-minute video instead, scroll down until you see the embedded video.

Here are the models that are covered in this blog

Plantronics CS50 and Plantronics CS55 wireless headset

Below are the steps you should take in order to remove the battery door cover.

thumb and index finger squeezing on plantronics CS50 battery door cover

The battery door cover has, on two sides, grooves. These grooves are designed to give you some “grip” as you squeeze inward on the sides of the battery door cover.  Locate these grooves and place your thumb and index finger on the grooves and squeeze inward FIRMLY.

squeezing battery door cover on Plantronics CS50 wireless headset

This is the most difficult part of this battery door cover removal process. It’s here that you’ll know if you have a stubborn cover or one that’s more agreeable and willing to come off without a fuss. Apply firm inward pressure while lifting. Make sure your fingers are dry as they can slip off under pressure which can be painful. Need some help?  Contact us and we’ll be glad to assist you, free of charge.

Plantronics CS50 wireless headset battery door cover being removed

In this step, if the door cover is partially off, but resists going any further, try inserting a paper clip into the partial opening and GENTLY prying it from side to side. This can help to get the cover off, but be careful if doing this so that you don’t break the clips that hold the cover on to the headset top.  There are two clips, one on each side.

At this point you should have the cover off and the battery replaced. If you need a battery, we have those. You can find information here. Now to get the cover back on.

Plantronics CS50 battery door cover being installed

When installing the battery door cover, place the narrow end of the cover into the narrow end of the Plantronics headset as shown in the image above.  Slide it into place before proceeding to the next step.

Plantronics CS50 headset battery door cover being installed

Apply firm pressure inward as shown above. While squeezing inward push the cover downward to get it positioned correctly. You may hear a pop which indicates that it snapped into place. Do a visual inspection of the cover to make sure that the seams align correctly to the headset top. If not, apply firm pressure inward and downward until everything lines up properly.

If you’d like to watch a short 3 minute video on removing the Plantronics CS50 and CS55 battery door cover, click below.

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