Introduction

There are a few reasons to remove the battery. It may not hold a charge and needs to be replaced or it may need to be removed to do other work on the computer. This easy to follow guide will show you how to safely remove the battery without damage to the connections.

Parts

Ensure the laptop is powered down prior to beginning.
  • Ensure the laptop is powered down prior to beginning.

  • Turn the laptop over with the battery closest to your body.

  • The battery release is just above the left side of the battery.

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Insert a small tipped screwdriver or similar tool into the release. Gently slide the release all the way to the left.
  • Insert a small tipped screwdriver or similar tool into the release.

  • Gently slide the release all the way to the left.

  • You should hear a sound after the slide is all the way left. This lets you know the battery has disengaged.

With your hands on each end of the battery, carefully pull towards your body to remove. With your hands on each end of the battery, carefully pull towards your body to remove.
  • With your hands on each end of the battery, carefully pull towards your body to remove.

Conclusion

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

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