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Follow these simple steps to remove and replace a battery pack on an Acer Chromebook C720 with, a Philips #0 Screwdriver and plastic opening tool. Before beginning, be sure the device is completely drained, as it is dangerous to work on the device internals while the device is running. Also, remember to handle the device internals with care, as they are fragile and can be broken.

  1. Operating on your device while it is on, or plugged in may result in electrical shock.  Make sure the device is not powered before continuing. Remove the thirteen 6mm screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Gently pry the back plate off using the plastic opening tool, leveraging the groove along the device's hinge.
    • Operating on your device while it is on, or plugged in may result in electrical shock. Make sure the device is not powered before continuing.

    • Remove the thirteen 6mm screws using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Gently pry the back plate off using the plastic opening tool, leveraging the groove along the device's hinge.

  2. Remove the two 3mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver. Remove the two 3mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 3mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  3. Disconnect the 8-pin ribbon cable from the motherboard. Remove the battery pack from the device.
    • Disconnect the 8-pin ribbon cable from the motherboard.

    • Remove the battery pack from the device.

Conclusion

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

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