Introduction

The Lenovo G560 has a 6-cell battery that fits snugly on the underside of the computer, directly under the screen. Battery removal is considered a crucial first step to any further repair or disassembly.

Turn off the computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

  • Failure to unplug the cable could result in electric shock.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

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Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position. Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position.
  • Locate the two switches that lock the battery. Push the right-hand switch outward into the "unlocked" position.

Push and hold the left hand switch outward in the "unlocked" position, then gently slide the battery away from the computer.
  • Push and hold the left hand switch outward in the "unlocked" position, then gently slide the battery away from the computer.

Conclusion

To reassemble your battery, line up the battery and slide it in until the second lock (left hand switch) clicks. Then lock the 1st switch.

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