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Current version by: oldturkey03 (vote details) ,

Title:

Would it be possible to remove the battery using a heat gun?

Text:

As Apple offers battery replacement, it has to be doable without risking puncture, etc...

I wonder if applying a heat gun to the other side of the aluminum case would soften the glue and allow for removal of the battery. (The same procedure as removing the screen on an iPod touch/iPad.) Since the battery is compartmentalized, could you do this piece-by-piece?

Device:

MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

+92661

Edit by: Andrew Optimus Goldheart ,

Title:

Would it be possible to remove the battery using a heat gun?

Text:

As Apple offers battery replacement, it has to be doable without risking puncture, etc...

I wonder if applying a heat gun to the other side of the aluminum case would soften the glue and allow for removal of the battery. (The same procedure as removing the screen on an iPod touch/iPad.) Since the battery is compartmentalized, could you do this piece-by-piece?

Device:

-MacBook Pro with Retina Display
+MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012

Status:

open

Original post by: Jan Geerts ,

Title:

Would it be possible to remove the battery using a heat gun?

Text:

As Apple offers battery replacement, it has to be doable without risking puncture, etc...

I wonder if applying a heat gun to the other side of the aluminum case would soften the glue and allow for removal of the battery. (The same procedure as removing the screen on an iPod touch/iPad.) Since the battery is compartmentalized, could you do this piece-by-piece?

Device:

MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Status:

open