Introduction

If your battery is starting to go out here is a guide which will show you how to throw in a new one.

Parts

Flip your Chromebook Pixel over onto its back Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws
  • Flip your Chromebook Pixel over onto its back

  • Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws

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Using a small Philips screwdriver, remove the four screws under the pads Using a flat head screwdriver, gently pry the laptop open You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size
  • Using a small Philips screwdriver, remove the four screws under the pads

  • Using a flat head screwdriver, gently pry the laptop open

    • You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size

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Gently pull up from the front of the laptop and open it up like a clamshell Gently pull up from the front of the laptop and open it up like a clamshell
  • Gently pull up from the front of the laptop and open it up like a clamshell

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Locate the write protect screw Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS!
  • Locate the write protect screw

  • Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS!

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You should have your Chromebook Pixel flipped over and the bottom cover removed at this point
  • You should have your Chromebook Pixel flipped over and the bottom cover removed at this point

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Remove the screws holding the battery in place.
  • Remove the screws holding the battery in place.

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Using a splunger or your finger and a gentle pull, unplug the battery from the Pixel logic board Pull the battery toward you to remove it
  • Using a splunger or your finger and a gentle pull, unplug the battery from the Pixel logic board

  • Pull the battery toward you to remove it

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Make sure that the wattage and voltage matches the values of the old battery
  • Make sure that the wattage and voltage matches the values of the old battery

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Follow these steps in reverse and turn on the Pixel. If the old battery was failing, will have to reset the system time when you log back into Chrome OS or your installed Operating System
  • Follow these steps in reverse and turn on the Pixel.

  • If the old battery was failing, will have to reset the system time when you log back into Chrome OS or your installed Operating System

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Conclusion

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

Kevin Fessler

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