Introduction

Following our troubleshooting guide, you have diagnosed that you have a defective battery.

First, be sure to power off the device. Carefully pry open the device. Note the plastic tabs in the image that hold the device together.
  • First, be sure to power off the device.

  • Carefully pry open the device. Note the plastic tabs in the image that hold the device together.

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Locate the battery.  Generally located in the middle of the device.
  • Locate the battery. Generally located in the middle of the device.

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Carefully pry off the battery from the display screen.  This will be slight difficult since the battery is held onto the back of the display by adhesive. Carefully pry off the battery from the display screen.  This will be slight difficult since the battery is held onto the back of the display by adhesive.
  • Carefully pry off the battery from the display screen. This will be slight difficult since the battery is held onto the back of the display by adhesive.

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Locate the red and black wire that runs from the battery and to the motherboard.  Note the location of the wires, and carefully remove the soldered wires.
  • Locate the red and black wire that runs from the battery and to the motherboard. Note the location of the wires, and carefully remove the soldered wires.

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Attach the new battery to the same location as the old battery via adhesive.
  • Attach the new battery to the same location as the old battery via adhesive.

  • Then, carefully solder the red wire to the '+' symbol on the motherboard and the black wire to the '-' symbol.

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Once the solder has cooled, snap the front and back bezels together.  Be sure to charge the new battery.
  • Once the solder has cooled, snap the front and back bezels together. Be sure to charge the new battery.

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Conclusion

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

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