Introduction

This guide will show you how to safely remove your laptop battery without damaging the laptop or battery.

Image 1/1: Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.
  • Turn the computer off.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

  • Failure to unplug the charging cable could result in electric shock and serious injury.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

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Image 1/3: The two screws are spring loaded and will not separate from the cover. Image 2/3: Slide the back cover towards you and then  lift upwards to remove. Image 3/3: Slide the back cover towards you and then  lift upwards to remove.
  • Loosen the two 6.35 mm size 1 Phillips screws on the back cover.

    • The two screws are spring loaded and will not separate from the cover.

  • Slide the back cover towards you and then lift upwards to remove.

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Image 1/1: The two screws are clipped into the battery and will not detach.
  • Loosen the two 6.35 mm size 1 Philips screws attaching the battery to the laptop.

  • The two screws are clipped into the battery and will not detach.

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Image 1/3: Pull up on the white connector to disconnect it from the laptop. Image 2/3: The battery is now free to remove from the laptop and can be set aside. Image 3/3: The battery is now free to remove from the laptop and can be set aside.
  • Pull up on the black tab on the battery to reveal the connection between the battery and laptop.

  • Pull up on the white connector to disconnect it from the laptop.

  • The battery is now free to remove from the laptop and can be set aside.

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Conclusion

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

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