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Introduction

This guide shows how to remove and replace the battery pack for the Dell Alien 18 laptop.

  1. WARNING:   Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your  computer and follow the steps in Before     You     Begin.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before You Begin.

  2. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the base cover.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the base cover.

  3. Slide the base cover towards the rear of  the computer and lift it off the computer  base.
    • Slide the base cover towards the rear of the computer and lift it off the computer base.

  4. WARNING:   Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your  computer and follow the steps in Before You Begin.
    • WARNING: Before working inside your computer, read the safety information that shipped with your computer and follow the steps in Before You Begin.

  5. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the battery to the computer base.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the two screws securing the battery to the computer base.

  6. Disconnect the battery cable from  its connector by pulling it straight up from its socket.
    • Disconnect the battery cable from its connector by pulling it straight up from its socket.

  7. Remove the battery from its recess.
    • Remove the battery from its recess.

Conclusion

For optimal performance, after completing this guide, calibrate your newly installed battery.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

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