Introduction

After determining that your laptop's battery needs to be replaced, follow this replacement guide to remove your old battery and put in a new one.

  1. Remove the 13 indicated screws (6.2 mm) using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 13 indicated screws (6.2 mm) using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Insert your plastic opening tool between the bottom case and the rest of the laptop.
    • Insert your plastic opening tool between the bottom case and the rest of the laptop.

    • Using the plastic opening tool as a lever, apply downward pressure on the tool to lift the bottom up.

    • Make your way around the case with the tool, every so often applying downward pressure to lift the bottom up.

    • Lift the bottom off the laptop.

    • Make sure you have properly grounded yourself to avoid potentially damaging any internal components by wearing the anti-static wrist strap and attaching the clip end to metal.

    • Press and hold the button pointed to on the motherboard for 5 seconds.

    • Dislodge the battery's connector to the motherboard by using the plastic opening tool as a lever on the two small plastic tabs that stick out on either side of the connector.

    • Unscrew the two 6.2 mm Phillips #1 head screws on either side of the battery as indicated.

    • Lift the battery up and off the rest of the laptop.

Conclusion

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

Jackson Li

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