Introduction

Batteries either get damaged due to electrical or physical damage, or they get old and simply need to be replaced. Therefore, a replacement battery will be needed, which can be purchased, after purchasing a replacement battery follow these steps to replace the old battery.

  1. Remove all 10 crews on the backplate using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Remove all 10 crews on the backplate using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • All 10 screws are 0.55 inches and 20 mm in diameter.

  2. Carefully remove the backplate using the plastic opening tool.
    • Carefully remove the backplate using the plastic opening tool.

    • Locate the battery near the bottom.

    • Next, unplug the battery from the laptop in the upper left side of the battery, using tweezers.

    • Make sure to complete this step with caution, because if the battery is not unplugged, the motherboard may shock you.

    • Remove the six screws holding in the battery with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Once battery is lifted out and removed, proper dispose of the old battery.

    • Each screw is 0.5 cm in length and 0.5 cm in diameter.

Conclusion

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

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The screws in this laptop are *not* all the same length. Unfortunately, I only kept track of some of them as I didn’t notice that they weren’t all the same until I had most of them out. I know that two of the longer screws go in the back between the back feet, but I’m not 100% sure of the others.

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