Introduction

In this guide you will learn how to disassemble your laptop, remove the battery and replace it.

First you will flip your laptop upside down so the battery side is facing up.
  • First you will flip your laptop upside down so the battery side is facing up.

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Once upside down, you will find the battery here.
  • Once upside down, you will find the battery here.

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In order to access the battery you will need to remove the 18 5mm screws. Using your Phillips J1 bit remove the screws.
  • In order to access the battery you will need to remove the 18 5mm screws. Using your Phillips J1 bit remove the screws.

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Stand your laptop up on its side to find the seams.
  • Stand your laptop up on its side to find the seams.

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Carefully insert your plastic opening tool into the seam and move up and down to separate the back panel from the front. Repeat this process all around the laptop until all sides have been separated.
  • Carefully insert your plastic opening tool into the seam and move up and down to separate the back panel from the front. Repeat this process all around the laptop until all sides have been separated.

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Remove the bottom plastic panel from the top.
  • Remove the bottom plastic panel from the top.

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Locate the laptop speaker connector.
  • Locate the laptop speaker connector.

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Gently remove the speaker connector.
  • Gently remove the speaker connector.

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Once you have disconnected the speakers you will now have two separate pieces.
  • Once you have disconnected the speakers you will now have two separate pieces.

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The battery is located on the bottom panel.
  • The battery is located on the bottom panel.

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Use the plastic lever here and slide it to the side.
  • Use the plastic lever here and slide it to the side.

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While holding the plastic lever, gently separate the battery from the bottom panel of the laptop.
  • While holding the plastic lever, gently separate the battery from the bottom panel of the laptop.

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Take the old battery and dispose per manufacturers website.
  • Take the old battery and dispose per manufacturers website.

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Conclusion

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

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You don't have to remove the cover to remove the battery. Step 11 can be done with the cover on. Slide the switch over. Battery pops right out.

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