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

Image 1/2: Using a flat edge screwdriver, gently pull up to remove the rubber pads from the laptop to reveal the screws Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Using a flat head screwdriver, gently pry the laptop open Image 2/3: You may find it helpful to start with a smaller (skinnier) head and work your way up to a larger size Image 3/3: 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

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Image 1/2: Remove it and you can begin flashing your BIOS! Image 2/2: 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

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  • Remove the screws holding the battery in place.

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Image 1/2: Pull the battery toward you to remove it Image 2/2: 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

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Image 1/2: 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 Image 2/2: 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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