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.

  1. 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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  2. Remove the four white caps on the bottom edge of the tablet.
    • 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.

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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.

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    • Separate the cover and the screen.

    • Gently lift the screen out of the cover.

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    • Remove black stickers

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

      • 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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2 Comments

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

Genny Gallup - Reply

can you email the battery part number and where I can buy in the US ?

my email is leprince1@gmail.com

Imran Karram - Reply

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