Introduction

You will need to replace your back panel if it is badly cracked. If you need to replace any parts within the laptop, then you will need to remove the back panel.

  1. Ensure that the laptop is off so you do not shock yourself.
    • Ensure that the laptop is off so you do not shock yourself.

  2. Use the T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the ten 1mm screws located around the back cover.
    • Use the T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the ten 1mm screws located around the back cover.

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  4. Remove the two rubber pads nearest to you using the metal spudger.
    • Remove the two rubber pads nearest to you using the metal spudger.

  5. Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4mm screws that are under the rubber pads.
    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the two 4mm screws that are under the rubber pads.

  6. Insert any of the plastic opening tools into the seam to separate the back cover (it is recommended to start at the corner of the hinges). If you did it right, then the cover should pop off.
    • Insert any of the plastic opening tools into the seam to separate the back cover (it is recommended to start at the corner of the hinges). If you did it right, then the cover should pop off.

    • Be careful as you may damage the tabs.

Conclusion

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

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