Introduction

Use this guide to remove the battery and the back cover of your laptop in order to repair or install new parts.

Image 1/1: Close the laptop and turn it over, so that the underside is up and the silver battery bay is facing towards you.
  • Before beginning, make sure that your computer is turned off and all external power cords are disconnected.

  • Close the laptop and turn it over, so that the underside is up and the silver battery bay is facing towards you.

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Image 1/3: Locate the battery release latch on the bottom left and slide it inward. Image 2/3: Pull the battery towards you to remove it from the laptop. Image 3/3: Pull the battery towards you to remove it from the laptop.
  • Locate the battery locking latch on the bottom right corner and slide it inward to unlock the battery.

  • Locate the battery release latch on the bottom left and slide it inward.

  • Pull the battery towards you to remove it from the laptop.

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Image 1/3: While holding the lever to the right, lift up and remove the service access cover from the laptop. Image 2/3: While holding the lever to the right, lift up and remove the service access cover from the laptop. Image 3/3: While holding the lever to the right, lift up and remove the service access cover from the laptop.
  • Locate the service access cover release lever and slide it to the right.

  • While holding the lever to the right, lift up and remove the service access cover from the laptop.

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  • If you are performing any installations after the battery, orient the computer so that the underside is up, and the battery port is facing away from you.

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Conclusion

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

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