Introduction

If your laptop is having issues with batter life, your batter may be malfunctioning. In this guide, we will show you how to replace the battery.

Image 1/1: Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm Phillips head screws on the base of the laptop.
  • Ensure the laptop is powered down before continuing.

  • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm Phillips head screws on the base of the laptop.

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  • Use the spudger to pry open the rear cover at either hinge.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to break any tabs on the cover when lifting it off. Image 2/2: Be careful not to break any tabs on the cover when lifting it off.
  • Grab the cover with your fingers and gently lift it away from the board.

  • Be careful not to break any tabs on the cover when lifting it off.

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  • Remove the five silver 4mm Phillips #0 screws holding the battery to the laptop.

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  • Using the spudger, carefully remove the power cable connecting the battery to the rest of the laptop.

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  • Once the screws and cable are removed, carefully lift the battery from the laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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