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.

Image 1/2: With laptop closed flip to look at the underside of the laptop. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: Grab the battery and pull it out of the slot.
  • 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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