Introduction

We will show step by step progression of how to unlock the battery and remove it. This guide will help you understand the fundamentals of a battery replacement with this HP laptop. This guide is useful if you have a new battery and are looking to swap it out with the old one.

Make sure your laptop is powered off. With laptop closed flip to look at the underside of the laptop.
  • Make sure your laptop is powered off.

  • With laptop closed flip to look at the underside of the laptop.

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On the underside of the laptop towards the hinge for the screen there are two rectangular slide switches located inside of rectangular tracks.
  • On the underside of the laptop towards the hinge for the screen there are two rectangular slide switches located inside of rectangular tracks.

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The left switch is the battery unlock switch. Inside the rectangular track of this switch there is an image of a closed lock that should be visible. Push this switch to the other end of the track and an image of an open lock should be visible.
  • The left switch is the battery unlock switch.

  • Inside the rectangular track of this switch there is an image of a closed lock that should be visible. Push this switch to the other end of the track and an image of an open lock should be visible.

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Then take and slide the other switch to the other end of its track which will pop out the battery.
  • Then take and slide the other switch to the other end of its track which will pop out the battery.

  • Grab the battery and pull it out of the slot.

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Conclusion

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

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