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.

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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.

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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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