Introduction

This is a step by step guide on replacing an old or damaged battery of an HP Split x2 with a new battery unit.

Opening the device voids the manufacturer warranty.
  • Opening the device voids the manufacturer warranty.

  • Power down the HP Split x2 before beginning the repair

  • Separate the tablet from the keyboard by pushing the slider to the left and lifting the tablet from the keyboard.

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Remove the four white caps on the bottom edge of the tablet. Use a tweezer to grasp white caps. The white caps are easily lost. Store them in a secure place.
  • Remove the four white caps on the bottom edge of the tablet.

  • Use a tweezer to grasp white caps.

  • The white caps are easily lost. Store them in a secure place.

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Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the four 3mm screws.
  • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the four 3mm screws.

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Use a plastic opening tool to pry the tabs on the top, left and right sides of the tablet. Only the top and sides have tabs. Remove all tabs before lifting screen.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the tabs on the top, left and right sides of the tablet.

  • Only the top and sides have tabs. Remove all tabs before lifting screen.

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Separate the cover and  the screen. Gently lift the screen out of the cover.
  • Separate the cover and the screen.

  • Gently lift the screen out of the cover.

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Remove black stickers Remove black stickers Remove black stickers
  • Remove black stickers

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Pull on the blue ribbon to disconnect the cable Disconnect both ends of the cable Disconnect both ends of the cable
  • Pull on the blue ribbon to disconnect the cable

    • Disconnect both ends of the cable

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Flip up the retaining flap with either a spudger or your fingertips. Disconnect the ribbon cable by gently pulling on it. Disconnect the sliding connector with the pointed tip of the spudger and gently remove the cable.
  • Flip up the retaining flap with either a spudger or your fingertips.

  • Disconnect the ribbon cable by gently pulling on it.

  • Disconnect the sliding connector with the pointed tip of the spudger and gently remove the cable.

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Remove all eight 3mm Phillips screws using a J1 screw head. Remove all eight 3mm Phillips screws using a J1 screw head. Remove all eight 3mm Phillips screws using a J1 screw head.
  • Remove all eight 3mm Phillips screws using a J1 screw head.

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Gently lift up the battery as a whole Make sure the battery is free to move on both ends.
  • Gently lift up the battery as a whole

    • Make sure the battery is free to move on both ends.

    • Battery has two cells connected by a bridge making it a unit.

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Conclusion

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

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Does the HP split have 2 batteries? One in screen part & 1 in keyboard part?

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