Introduction

Batteries are used to power the laptop, if your laptop is experiencing one of these (troubleshooting) problems, follow this guide to replace the battery pack.

Always remove the battery before opening any part of the laptop, it could cause you to be shocked.

Turn the laptop over.
  • Turn the laptop over.

"Unlock" your battery by moving the switch as shown so that an unlocked lock on a red background is shown.
  • "Unlock" your battery by moving the switch as shown so that an unlocked lock on a red background is shown.

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Next move the other switch, while the unlocked symbol is still showing. The battery should pop up, and no longer be flush with the bottom of the laptop.
  • Next move the other switch, while the unlocked symbol is still showing. The battery should pop up, and no longer be flush with the bottom of the laptop.

Now remove the battery by lifting it out of the laptop by the side closest to the switches.
  • Now remove the battery by lifting it out of the laptop by the side closest to the switches.

You have successfully removed the battery. Congratulations!
  • You have successfully removed the battery. Congratulations!

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, return battery pack to designated area. Push down until you hear a click, then lock the battery back into place.

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I have just bought aa new battery but wont hold the charge

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Just bought a new battery and still draining faat

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