Introduction

The 4-cell battery on the Aspire R7 is not externally accessible and requires a small amount of disassembly in order to replace it.

  1. Shut down the laptop and disconnect the power cord
    • Shut down the laptop and disconnect the power cord

      • Failing to disconnect or shut down the laptop could result in damage to the laptop or a shock hazard.

    • Turn the laptop over

  2. Remove the (6) visible 10mm T-7 screws
    • Remove the (6) visible 10mm T-7 screws

    • Remove the (4) visible 6mm T-7 screws

    • Use the blue plastic opening tool to carefully remove the rubber pad which covers the two remaining screws

    • Remove the remaining (2) 10mm T-7 screws

    • Carefully lift the cover upwards

      • If the cover seems stuck use a spudger tool to pry the sides

    • Locate the battery ribbon connector

    • Remove the ribbon cable attaching the battery to the motherboard by carefully pulling it outwards

      • When using the spudger be careful around the motherboard as it can easily be damaged

    • Remove the three 4.5mm #00 Phillips screws attaching the battery to the motherboard

    • Push the 4 retaining clips away from the battery

    • Carefully lift the battery from the motherboard

Conclusion

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

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great instructions

amaryheart7777777 - Reply

What is the battery reference for replacement ?

skalpinou - Reply

which battery model do I purchase for replacing on an Acer Aspire R?

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