Introduction

This guide is used as a precursor for the battery, SSD, and display replacement guides.

Turn off the computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

    • Failure to turn off the device and disconnect the cable could lead to personal injury or device damage.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

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Remove the captive screw located on the top section of the back panel, using a Philips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove the captive screw located on the top section of the back panel, using a Philips #1 screwdriver.

    • Keep in mind that the screw cannot be fully removed from the panel, even when fully loosened.

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  • Use the blue, plastic opening tool to gently pry a section of the back panel open.

  • Next slide the opening tool around the back panel to disconnect the connecting pins.

  • After the pins have been disconnected the back panel can then be easily lifted off the computer.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, simply press the back panel on until all pins snap back into place and then screw the back panel back on.

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