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  1. Dell Inspiron 7486 Chromebook Battery Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 7486 Chromebook Battery Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Power off your Chromebook and unplug it from the AC adapter before starting.

    • Remove the seven 6 mm screws securing the base cover with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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    • Unscrew the three captive screws with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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    • Gently pry the base cover loose at the hinges with a plastic opening tool.

    • Carefully run your fingertips along the edges of the base cover to remove it.

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    • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the two 4 mm screws securing the battery cable bracket to the motherboard.

    • Remove the battery cable bracket.

  5. Dell Inspiron 7486 Chromebook Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Dell Inspiron 7486 Chromebook Battery Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws that secure the battery to the motherboard.

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    • Pull the tab on the battery cable to disconnect it from the motherboard.

    • Remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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