Introduction

If your Lenovo IdeaPad A1-07 constantly loses a charge and won't turn back on, it may have a faulty battery. If the troubleshooting page options were proven unsuccessful then the battery may need to be replaced. This guide will walk you through how to carefully take the tablet apart to access and remove the battery from the device.

With the blue plastic opening tool, use the lock screen switch by the volume button as an access point to gently lift the back cover off. Wedge the opening tool until you start hearing the back cover popping off the body of the device. Slide the opening tool down the length of the device.
  • With the blue plastic opening tool, use the lock screen switch by the volume button as an access point to gently lift the back cover off.

  • Wedge the opening tool until you start hearing the back cover popping off the body of the device.

  • Slide the opening tool down the length of the device.

  • Once it is about half way off, you can use your thumb to pull the rest of the back cover off.

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Using a Phillips #000 screwdriver, remove all 18 of the 4mm screws. With the blue plastic opening tool, gently wedge the tool between the screen and the gray frame until you feel resistance. Do not force the frame off because you can break off the teeth securing the frame to the screen.
  • Using a Phillips #000 screwdriver, remove all 18 of the 4mm screws.

  • With the blue plastic opening tool, gently wedge the tool between the screen and the gray frame until you feel resistance.

  • Do not force the frame off because you can break off the teeth securing the frame to the screen.

  • Push in the teeth with the blue plastic opening tool, towards the center of the device, and gently pull off the frame.

  • The gray frame will still be connected to the device by a pair of wires from the motherboard to the speaker.

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Black Friday
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The speaker in the grey frame is connected to the motherboard by the white plastic connector. Disconnect the speaker by separating the two sides of the speaker connector.
  • The speaker in the grey frame is connected to the motherboard by the white plastic connector.

  • Disconnect the speaker by separating the two sides of the speaker connector.

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Use a plastic opening tool to push the white battery connector out of its socket on the motherboard. Lift the battery away from the device. Lift the battery away from the device.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to push the white battery connector out of its socket on the motherboard.

  • Lift the battery away from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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