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Introduction

This guide will require one screwdriver with a Phillips bit from the approved iFixit toolkit.

  1. Start by placing the laptop upside down to expose the first set of screws on the bottom of the laptop. Use your J1 Phillips head screwdriver bit to unscrew the 8 size 6 mm screws. Remove the plastic cover to unveil the final screw holding the front and back frame together.
    • Start by placing the laptop upside down to expose the first set of screws on the bottom of the laptop. Use your J1 Phillips head screwdriver bit to unscrew the 8 size 6 mm screws.

    • Remove the plastic cover to unveil the final screw holding the front and back frame together.

    • Remove this last screw of size 6mm with the J1 phillips head bit found in the approved iFixit toolkit.

  2. Using your metal pry tool, slowly pry the two halves apart by gently moving your tool around  the laptop .  Once all the way around the top  and bottom half will separate. When pulling the laptops apart be careful to hold them together at first due to the sensitive ribbon cable inside.
    • Using your metal pry tool, slowly pry the two halves apart by gently moving your tool around the laptop . Once all the way around the top and bottom half will separate.

    • When pulling the laptops apart be careful to hold them together at first due to the sensitive ribbon cable inside.

    • Use your metal pry tool again to push the ribbon holding clip up and remove the ribbon cable.

  3. Use the J1 screw driver bit from earlier and unscrew the three size 4mm battery screws.
    • Use the J1 screw driver bit from earlier and unscrew the three size 4mm battery screws.

  4. While using one hand to hold the laptop grab the power wire with the other hand and pull it out of it's port.
    • While using one hand to hold the laptop grab the power wire with the other hand and pull it out of it's port.

    • Carefully remove the battery pack from the case.

Conclusion

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

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