Introduction

This guide demonstrates the replacement of the Chromebook's battery. This will require the removal of the front keyboard plate and accessing the laptop's internals. You will need to keep track of up to 20 removed screws in total.

Parts

No parts required.

Using the plastic spudger,  gently lift the 5 rubber pads away from their seating.
  • Using the plastic spudger, gently lift the 5 rubber pads away from their seating.

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Remove the five 6mm screws located under the removed pads using PH00 screwdriver head.
  • Remove the five 6mm screws located under the removed pads using PH00 screwdriver head.

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  • With the PH00 screwdriver, remove the remaining eight 6mm screws. You will now have thirteen 6mm screws removed from the case.

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  • To continue removing the back, turn the laptop over as displayed.

  • Use the plastic spudger to gently pry around the base of the laptop from the back cover. Continue prying around the entire base of the laptop.

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  • Gently lift the silver base of the laptop from the bottom, but do not remove it.

  • Once the two ribbon cables are removed, you may lift the keyboard plate away from the laptop completely.

    • To remove the ribbon cables, lift the latch holding the ribbon cables in place and then pull them free.

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  • Remove the eight 4mm screws holding the battery in place using the Phillips PH00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the ribbon cable that runs over the battery by lifting up the plastic latches and pulling the cable away.

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  • Unhook the battery's power connector from the motherboard.

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  • Lift the battery out of the laptop case.

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Conclusion

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

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