Introduction

We will be removing the back panel and then removing the battery. Before you do any major hardware modifications to the laptop, it is important to remove the battery first. Once removed, further modifications are much safer.

  1. Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged before starting.
    • Make sure the laptop is off and unplugged before starting.

    • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the top rubber feet on the back panel as it hides one of the screws we will be removing.

  2. Using a PH0 screwdriver, unscrew the ten 4.4mm Phillips head screws located on the back panel.
    • Using a PH0 screwdriver, unscrew the ten 4.4mm Phillips head screws located on the back panel.

    • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the back cover of the laptop.

    • It is recommended that you start with a corner and run the tool throughout the edges of the cover.

    • Be sure not to bend the cover by applying too much force.

    • Using a PH0 screwdriver, unscrew the two 3.8mm PH0 Phillips head screws that hold the battery in place.

    • Carefully disconnect the cable connecting the top of the battery and remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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