Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the cover. This is a prerequisite guide for all other replacement guides on this page. It is also useful if you need to clean out dust that may be causing overheating.

The Back cover is held on by two 11 mm Phillips #0 screws (circled in orange) and eight 6 mm Phillips #0 Screws (circled in red). The Two 11 mm screws are located at the top corners when the laptop is placed upside down with the hinge away.
  • The Back cover is held on by two 11 mm Phillips #0 screws (circled in orange) and eight 6 mm Phillips #0 Screws (circled in red). The Two 11 mm screws are located at the top corners when the laptop is placed upside down with the hinge away.

  • Remove the eight 6 mm PH0 screws highlighted using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Remove the two 11 mm PH0 screws highlighted using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Pry the back cover off by inserting the plastic opening tool at the hinges and wedging it between the Back cover and the body.
  • Pry the back cover off by inserting the plastic opening tool at the hinges and wedging it between the Back cover and the body.

  • Follow along the back edge with the plastic opening tool, lifting the cover off. It is normal to hear snapping/clicking sounds as the back cover is held on by clips.

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

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