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Is your HP Envy x360 m6-aq103dx not holding a charge like it used to? If so, here is the guide to fix this problem by simply changing the battery. All you need is a #1 Phillips Screwdriver, a T5 Torx screwdriver heads, the nylon black spudger, and the plastic opening tool in order to remove the five types of screws involved with this replacement.

Flip the laptop over to expose the underside. Remove the two grip pads with blue plastic opening tool by inserting the tool between the laptop and the pads and slowly lifting up. The grip pads are tacky, remove slowly to avoid separating the adhesive.
  • Flip the laptop over to expose the underside.

  • Remove the two grip pads with blue plastic opening tool by inserting the tool between the laptop and the pads and slowly lifting up.

  • The grip pads are tacky, remove slowly to avoid separating the adhesive.

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Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 8 mm Phillips Head screws that were under the grip pads using a Phillip's Head 1 Screwdriver.

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Remove the six 5 mm Torx screws using a T5 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Remove the six 5 mm Torx screws using a T5 Torx Screwdriver.

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Use the nylon spudger to pop off the bottom cover by inserting it into the heat vent and twisting to the left or right. You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal. You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal.
  • Use the nylon spudger to pop off the bottom cover by inserting it into the heat vent and twisting to the left or right.

  • You may hear a slight clicking or popping, but that is normal.

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Use the Phillips Head 1 Screwdriver to remove the six 4 mm screws. Use the Phillips Head 1 Screwdriver to remove the six 4 mm screws.
  • Use the Phillips Head 1 Screwdriver to remove the six 4 mm screws.

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Disconnect the battery port from the motherboard by gently lifting it on both sides with the plastic opening tool. Lift up the port with the tool. Lift up the port with the tool.
  • Disconnect the battery port from the motherboard by gently lifting it on both sides with the plastic opening tool.

  • Lift up the port with the tool.

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Lift the battery out of the laptop with your hands. Lift the battery out of the laptop with your hands. Lift the battery out of the laptop with your hands.
  • Lift the battery out of the laptop with your hands.

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Conclusion

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

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