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Introduction

This guide will give you step-by-step instructions on how to remove your battery. Make sure you have a clean, dry, uncluttered, and roomy work space that has good lighting before you start. Also, make sure that your battery actually needs to be replaced by consulting our troubleshooting guide.

  1. Static buildup and discharge can damage your computer's components. Use the Ant-Static Wrist strap to help prevent this. Turn the computer upside down.
    • Static buildup and discharge can damage your computer's components. Use the Ant-Static Wrist strap to help prevent this.

    • Turn the computer upside down.

    • Use the T4 Torx Screwdriver to remove the eight 3.3 mm screws.

    • Make sure to use the Magnetic Project Mat to help you keep track of the small screws.

  2. Remove the back case by using a plastic opening tool. Remove the back case by using a plastic opening tool.
    • Remove the back case by using a plastic opening tool.

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  4. Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the battery. The screw locations are marked by small white arrows on the battery.
    • Remove the four 2mm Phillips #00 screws from the battery.

    • The screw locations are marked by small white arrows on the battery.

  5. Peel off the adhesive holding the right speaker wire down. Move the battery slightly to gain access to the battery plug. Unplug then remove the battery.
    • Peel off the adhesive holding the right speaker wire down.

    • Move the battery slightly to gain access to the battery plug.

    • Unplug then remove the battery.

    • It is normal for your battery to flex and bend a bit where the wider section meets the narrower section.

    • Do not puncture the battery. The contents are hazardous and react dangerously with the oxygen in the air.

Conclusion

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

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I have five T4 screws that came out without issue and three that refuse to budge. Now I am trying to figure out how to remove those without damaging the laptop itself.

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