Parts

No parts required.

  1. Insert a plastic opening tool into a gap near the charging port at the top of the device. Slide the tool in either direction along the device.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool into a gap near the charging port at the top of the device. Slide the tool in either direction along the device.

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  2. Slide the tool along until you have completely separated the rear cover.
    • Slide the tool along until you have completely separated the rear cover.

      • If needed, place the first tool in the gap created to hold this gap open and use a second tool to pry the remaining portion of the rear cover off.

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    • Once all the sides have been separated, you should be able to simply lift the cover off of the device.

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    • Peel back plastic tape covering the battery connector

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    • Use plastic opening tool to lift battery off of the back panel. The adhesive used is strong so apply force during removal.

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    • Lift battery off of panel gently. This will disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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Why the battery has a 4 pin connector? I tried to buy another generic battery but it got only 2 cables, don't know how to replace :(

Tadeu - Reply

I just wanted to throw a red flag out there…I broke my connector off the motherboard trying to reinstall the four-pin connection…can anyone advise?

John Merritt - Reply

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