Introduction

If the laptop powers on when the charger is connected, but fails to power on or stay on when disconnected, then your battery may need to be replaced. This guide will show you how to replace the battery.

  1. With the screen closed, place your laptop upside-down with the front facing you.
    • With the screen closed, place your laptop upside-down with the front facing you.

    • Remove the five black 80mm Phillips #0 screws.

    • Remove the four black 50mm Phillips #0 screws.

  2. Use a  metal spudger to pry the bottom panel open.
    • Use a metal spudger to pry the bottom panel open.

    • Be gentle around the edges.

    • Lift the back panel to expose the inside of the laptop.

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  4. Using the same  Phillips #0  screwdriver,  remove the eight black 50mm screws  surrounding the battery. Using the same  Phillips #0  screwdriver,  remove the eight black 50mm screws  surrounding the battery.
    • Using the same Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the eight black 50mm screws surrounding the battery.

  5. Using a set of precision tweezers,  lift the motherboard connector tab.
    • Using a set of precision tweezers, lift the motherboard connector tab.

  6. Use a nylon spudger or your fingers to gently pry the battery up. Remove the battery.
    • Use a nylon spudger or your fingers to gently pry the battery up.

    • Remove the battery.

    • Metal spudgers can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire.

Conclusion

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

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