Introduction

Sometimes it's necessary to replace a defective battery or remove it to test an AC adapter. This guide shows how to replace the battery of the HP Chromebook 11 G4.

Parts

No parts required.

Position the closed Chromebook with the rubber pads are facing up.
  • Position the closed Chromebook with the rubber pads are facing up.

Add Comment

Slide the flat end of the spudger under the rubber pads at the upper right-hand and the upper left-hand corners. Pry off the rubber pads to reveal a screw under each pad.
  • Slide the flat end of the spudger under the rubber pads at the upper right-hand and the upper left-hand corners.

  • Pry off the rubber pads to reveal a screw under each pad.

  • The rubber pads are attached with a strong adhesive. The force applied may damage the pads.

Add Comment

Remove the eleven 6mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the eleven 6mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove the eleven 6mm Phillips #1 screws.

Add Comment

Flip over the Chromebook and open it.
  • Flip over the Chromebook and open it.

Add Comment

Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Insert the flat end of the spudger between the bottom body of the Chromebook and keyboard body. Slide the spudger along the gap, applying downward pressure to separate the two components.
  • Insert the flat end of the spudger between the bottom body of the Chromebook and keyboard body.

  • Slide the spudger along the gap, applying downward pressure to separate the two components.

  • You should hear popping sounds as you slide the spudger along the edge.

  • If the spudger gets stuck while sliding, simply slide the spudger back for a bit, and continue sliding forward.

Add Comment

Lift the bottom of the keyboard assembly to reveal the internal components of the device.
  • Lift the bottom of the keyboard assembly to reveal the internal components of the device.

Add Comment

Use the pointed end of the spudger to flip up the black tabs on the two ZIF connectors located on the motherboard. Disconnect the ribbon cables from the motherboard by gently sliding them out of their sockets. Disconnect the ribbon cables from the motherboard by gently sliding them out of their sockets.
  • Use the pointed end of the spudger to flip up the black tabs on the two ZIF connectors located on the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cables from the motherboard by gently sliding them out of their sockets.

Add Comment

Remove the keyboard assembly by lifting it off the laptop base.
  • Remove the keyboard assembly by lifting it off the laptop base.

Add Comment

Remove the six 4mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the six 4mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove the six 4mm Phillips #1 screws.

Add Comment

Disconnect the bundled power cable by grasping both edges with your fingers and pulling. Disconnect the bundled power cable by grasping both edges with your fingers and pulling.
  • Disconnect the bundled power cable by grasping both edges with your fingers and pulling.

Add Comment

Lift the battery out of the laptop.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Christopher Flood

Member since: 04/26/2017

101 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team S23-G5, Livingston Spring 2017 Member of Cal Poly, Team S23-G5, Livingston Spring 2017

CPSU-LIVINGSTON-S17S23G5

4 Members

7 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 5

Past 7 Days: 44

Past 30 Days: 194

All Time: 492