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Introduction

This guide will assist you to replace the battery for the HP Pavilion 15-bk020wm. Be sure you purchased the correct replacement battery before attempting to take the old one out. There is a prerequisite guide to open the bottom of the laptop for easier access. Be sure to power down your device before any disassembly.

  1. Before you begin, turn the laptop off and unplug it from the power source. Remove the 4 computer feet. (Our device didn't have these; they can be taken off with a plastic spudger.)
    • Before you begin, turn the laptop off and unplug it from the power source.

    • Remove the 4 computer feet. (Our device didn't have these; they can be taken off with a plastic spudger.)

    • Remove the two screw cover strips.

    • Remove the two screw cover plugs.

    • Unscrew all 12 screws (size: Phillips M2.5×7.0 ) from the bottom of the computer.

  2. Turn the computer over to the front. Open the laptop. Use a plastic pry tool to pry up the keyboard cover near the hinge on both the right and left side, and work your way towards the touchpad.
    • Turn the computer over to the front.

    • Open the laptop.

    • Use a plastic pry tool to pry up the keyboard cover near the hinge on both the right and left side, and work your way towards the touchpad.

  3. Tilt the keyboard cover up slightly.
    • Tilt the keyboard cover up slightly.

    • Do not fully remove the keyboard, as it is still attached to the laptop by some cables.

  4. Detach the blue ZIF cable from the bottom of the laptop. Use a plastic opening tool to flip up the two ZIF cables connecting the battery to the motherboard.
    • Detach the blue ZIF cable from the bottom of the laptop.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to flip up the two ZIF cables connecting the battery to the motherboard.

  5. Remove the four Phillips M2.5x4.4 screws using the Phillips 00 located along the perimeter of the battery.
    • Remove the four Phillips M2.5x4.4 screws using the Phillips 00 located along the perimeter of the battery.

  6. Lift the damaged battery from the laptop.
    • Lift the damaged battery from the laptop.

    • Insert the new battery.

Conclusion

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

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