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How do you change batteries in light-up shoes? 

 September 19, 2021

By  Phil Borges

It's a shame when your light-up shoes stop working. It can be so frustrating to have them go out on you in the middle of an event or party and not know how to change the batteries.  

If you have ever wanted to know how to change batteries in light-up shoes, you've come to the right place! We will guide you through a step-by-step process on how to do it. This is the perfect tutorial for anyone looking for help with changing the batteries in their light-up shoes. Follow along and see if this helps you out!

How do you change batteries in light-up shoes?

Changing your battery might seem like an easy task, but it is actually quite difficult if you don't know what you're doing. Follow these steps to make changing the batteries in your light-up shoes easier.

Step 1: To open the compartment, check for a small slot or tab on the heel of your shoe. Insert a flathead screwdriver into this hole to pop it out and uncover where you can access the battery pack. If there is no opening in either place, then look under the insole as that's usually its location too.

Step 2: Gently pull up on the heel end of the insole with your fingers while reaching inside the shoe. If the insole is difficult to remove, squeeze it between your thumb and index finger. If you can't get it out with the technique above, pry it loose with a nail file or small flathead screwdriver by sliding the tip of the tool under the edge of the insole.

Step 3: The battery cover plate is under the insoles of the sneakers. If it's not there, then you'll have to pay for a new pair or let you live without lights on your shoes.

Step 4: Remove the batteries and check to see whether they're still in good working order. Remove one at a time using the file or screwdriver. Depending on the shoe, the battery type will vary; LED shoes require either AA, AAA, or watch batteries. If you're unsure what type of watch batteries your shoe requires, bring them with you to the store so you can be sure you get the correct ones. There are many various sorts of watch batteries.

Step 5: Remove the old batteries and replace them with new ones, using a nail file or screwdriver to push the batteries in place firmly. Set the shoe on the floor and press gently on the inside of the shoe, at the heel, with your hand to examine the new batteries. If the shoe doesn't light up, check to make sure that you have replaced all batteries correctly.

Step 6: In order to close the battery compartment, use a flathead screwdriver or rubber cover on your shoe and push the insole back into place. After making sure that the battery tab is closed, tap your foot into place, ensuring that it fits snugly.

Is it safe to change the batteries of light-up shoes?

The response to this question is yes. This is true as long as you do not change the battery while the shoes are being worn. It is best to change the batteries when you remove your shoes and take off the shoelaces.

Always make sure you have a new pair of batteries. Make sure the light-up shoes are off. It is important not to cause any power issues.

If you are unsure how to change the batteries, you can always check tutorials videos on the internet or visit your local retail store and ask for assistance.

How long will the light-up shoes last?

The LED lights will last approximately 4-6 hours before they require to be recharged or replaced. The battery life of your running shoes may be reduced by the type of setting in which they are placed.

Conclusion

Changing the batteries of light-up shoes is a relatively straightforward process, but it does require some caution. If you are going to change the batteries in your light-up shoes for safety reasons or because they're running low on power, be sure to keep an eye out for any exposed wires that might have been damaged during installation.

You should also remember not to mix new and old battery cells together when installing them, as this could also lead to damage. With proper care and attention, light-up shoes can last many months before needing replacement.

Light-up shoes are an excellent choice for most artists, clubgoers, and kids. These include inbuilt lights that illuminate when you stamp, jump, or even trek around! If you notice that your light-up shoes aren't lighting up as brightly as they should, it may be time to change the batteries.

About the author

Hi, I'm Phil Borges.. thanks for reading.. My wife says I can't shut up about batteries so to save my marriage I've started this blog .. where I'd be ranting about batteries! Please leave a comment if you have any questions, I'm happy to help!

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