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Can't get back on watch

I removed the back to see what battery to replace and can't get back on.

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Some of the watch casebacks need a special tool (little press) to fit it back as human finger strength is not enough to close it back.
You need to find your nearest watch repair shop and ask for help. It is quick and easy operation, but without this tool allmost impossible.
Do not try to use any inappropriate tools (such as a hammer or similar) to force caseback back on as you can easily damage watch case, caseback or even movement.

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