Introduction

This guide will show you how to open the casing on your Chromebook and remove your battery to replace it.

Remove the eight 9.0mm Phillips #00 screws.
  • Remove the eight 9.0mm Phillips #00 screws.

  • Remove the three 6.0mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Separate the palm rest assembly from the bottom housing using the plastic opening tool.
  • Separate the palm rest assembly from the bottom housing using the plastic opening tool.

  • It is recommended that you start from a corner and run the plastic opening tool along the edge of the housing.

  • Lift the palm rest assembly slowly to prevent damaging the two cables that connect it to the motherboard.

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  • Flip back the hinges on the connectors that secure the wide black cable and the narrow white cable using the tweezers.

  • Disconnect the wide black cable from the motherboard by pulling the blue cable tab away from the connector.

  • Disconnect the white ribbon cable from the motherboard by pulling the blue cable tab away from the connector.

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  • Remove the six 6.0mm Phillips #00 screws that secure the battery to the bottom housing.

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  • Disconnect the bundled cable connector that attaches the battery to the motherboard using the small plastic spudger.

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  • Remove the battery from the bottom housing.

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Conclusion

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

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