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Introduction

In this guide, we will be showing you how to remove and replace the Battery.

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  1. Be sure to power off and unplug your device before you begin your repair.
    • Be sure to power off and unplug your device before you begin your repair.

    • Use your fingers or a spudger to pry up the system badge from the bottom of the laptop.

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

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  4. Beginning with the side opposite the power switch, use your fingers to pry up the base cover from the laptop.
    • Beginning with the side opposite the power switch, use your fingers to pry up the base cover from the laptop.

    • Carefully lift the base cover around the power switch and remove the cover.

  5. Slide the battery cable connector out of its system board socket.
    • Slide the battery cable connector out of its system board socket.

    • Pull parallel to the motherboard, not straight up, or you will damage the socket.

    • Remove the screws that secure the battery to the palm-rest assembly.

    • Lift and remove the battery along with its cable.

    • Slide and hold the power switch for about five seconds to ground the system board.

Conclusion

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

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