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Introduction

This guide walks through replacing a faulty battery. It requires removing the keyboard mount. Afterwards, it is relatively simple and requires only a Phillips head screwdriver to finish removal.

  1. HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement, Keyboard Mount: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement, Keyboard Mount: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the laptop upside down so that the lid lies flat on the table.

    • Remove the nine 6mm Phillips #00 screws that line the border.

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    • Remove the two rubber feet closest to the hinge using tweezers.

    • Remove the two 6mm Phillips #00 screws revealed under these rubber feet.

    • The rubber feet may tear while removal; preventing this can be difficult, but it won’t harm the laptop. If desired, replace these rubber feet during reassembly.

  3. HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the laptop so it is in the upright position.

    • Open the lid.

    • Unsnap the keyboard mount along the border of the laptop using a plastic opening tool.

    • This may require more force than expected. Hearing loud clicks as the plastic opening tool slides along the seam is normal.

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    • Tilt the keyboard mount up.

    • Use a spudger to flip up the two ZIF connector retaining flaps for the ribbon cables that connect the keyboard mount to the motherboard.

    • Gently remove both ribbon cables.

  5. HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the keyboard mount out of the laptop.

  6. HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement, Battery: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Gently remove the battery’s rainbow-colored bundled cable from the motherboard.

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    • Remove the six 4 mm Phillips #00 screws located along the perimeter of the battery.

  8. HP Chromebook 11 G3 Battery Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Lift out the battery.

    • The laptop may tip backwards onto its lid due to uneven weight distribution.

Conclusion

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

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Can the HP Chromebook 11 G3 be operated from the power adapter after the battery has been removed?

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