Introduction

The screen replacement is fairly simple, however it does require some unscrewing and prying.

Image 1/1: Flip your laptop on its back so the battery is facing up and the hinges are facing away from you.
  • Before removing the battery, power off your laptop and disconnect the AC adapter.

  • Flip your laptop on its back so the battery is facing up and the hinges are facing away from you.

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  • Slide the right latch down to unlock the battery.

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Image 1/2: While holding this latch in place, pry the battery up from its bottom edge. Image 2/2: Lift the old battery out of its compartment.
  • Slide and hold the left latch below the battery.

  • While holding this latch in place, pry the battery up from its bottom edge.

  • Lift the old battery out of its compartment.

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  • Remove rubber bumpers from each four corners to expose the hidden screws that hold the screen bezel in place.

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  • Extract the hidden screws from each of the bezel's four corners, using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Pop the bezel loose along the edges with a plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/2: Lift the bezel away completely. Image 2/2: Lift the bezel away completely.
  • Gently pry off the bezel by holding each edge of the bezel with a forefinger and applying pressure onto the screen with your thumbs.

  • Lift the bezel away completely.

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  • Unscrew the middle screw on the green strip under the screen.

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  • Gently detach the red-and-white cable from the right end of the green strip under the screen.

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Image 1/2: Remove all six screws with a #000 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove all six screws with a #000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Locate six small screws, three on each side of the screen.

  • Remove all six screws with a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Disconnect wires from the webcam located above the screen.

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Image 1/3: Gently peel back the tape located behind the screen. Image 2/3: Gently peel back the tape located behind the screen. Image 3/3: Gently peel back the tape located behind the screen.
  • Lift the screen up from the laptop and turn it around.

  • Gently peel back the tape located behind the screen.

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Image 1/2: You can now safely lift the screen out of the laptop. Image 2/2: You can now safely lift the screen out of the laptop.
  • Pull the connector straight down to remove it.

  • You can now safely lift the screen out of the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

Susan Cao

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