Introduction

The battery can stop holding a charge or die completely. This guide will show how to remove the battery inside the device.

Power off your laptop before beginning disassembly. Pry off the 2 rear rubber pads (closest to the laptop hinge) using the plastic opening tool to reveal two screws.
  • Power off your laptop before beginning disassembly.

  • Pry off the 2 rear rubber pads (closest to the laptop hinge) using the plastic opening tool to reveal two screws.

  • Remove the 2 anti-tamper proof covers using the spudger to reveal two screws.

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Remove the fourteen 7mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver from the bottom of the laptop.
  • Remove the fourteen 7mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver from the bottom of the laptop.

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Turn the device right side up and open the lid. Insert the plastic opening tool in between the keyboard plate and the base of laptop.
  • Turn the device right side up and open the lid.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool in between the keyboard plate and the base of laptop.

  • Run the tool along seem, prying up as you go.

  • Separate the keyboard plate from the base, lifting from the front.

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There are 3 ribbon cables (black, white, and copper color) connecting the computer to the keyboard plate. Disconnect the 3 ribbon cables using the plastic opening tool by prying up the latches holding each cable in place.
  • There are 3 ribbon cables (black, white, and copper color) connecting the computer to the keyboard plate. Disconnect the 3 ribbon cables using the plastic opening tool by prying up the latches holding each cable in place.

  • Remove the keyboard plate from the device.

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Remove the thick white ribbon cable covering the battery using the plastic opening tool by prying up the latches attaching each end.
  • Remove the thick white ribbon cable covering the battery using the plastic opening tool by prying up the latches attaching each end.

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Remove the three 4mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the three 4mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.
  • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  • There may be tamper-proof tape holding the battery in place. Remove the tape if present.

  • Remove the battery from the device.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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