Power the laptop off.
  • Power the laptop off.

  • Flip the laptop over and position it so the opening faces you.

  • Remove the rubber foot located near the opening side of the device using tweezers.

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Unscrew the five 5-mm screws using the PH0 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the five 5-mm screws using the PH0 screwdriver.

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  • Identify the HDMI port located in the side of the laptop opposite to the power button.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the divet of the back panel located above the HDMI port.

  • Pry along the laptop frame until the back panel comes loose.

  • Do not pull the back panel too hard as the battery is still connected to the back panel and the motherboard. This can damage your device.

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  • Rotate the device so the opening faces you again.

  • Hold the back panel away from the laptop and remove the 4-mm screw using the PH0 screwdriver.

    • This screw is fastening the battery to the laptop.

  • Lift the back panel gently.

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  • Unplug the cable that connects the battery to the motherboard.

  • Detach the back panel, which still includes the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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