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Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement

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  1. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Back cover removal: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Back cover removal: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the following ten screws securing the back cover to the frame:

    • Six 7.6 mm PH1 screws

    • Four 5.7 mm PH1 screws

  2. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the rounded edge of an opening pick between the back cover and the frame in the lower right corner.

  3. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the front clips: step 3, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the front clips: step 3, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the front clips: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Angle the pick to about 45˚.

    • Slide the pick along the front edge to release the clips securing the back cover to the frame.

  4. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the right clips: step 4, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the right clips: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the rounded edge of an opening pick between the back cover and the frame on the right edge.

    • Angle the pick to about 30˚ and slide down the right edge to release the clips.

  5. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the left clips: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Release the left clips: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Repeat the same procedure on the left edge to release the clips.

  6. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Back Cover Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the back cover up and remove it from the chassis.

    • During reassembly, this is a good point to power on your laptop and test all functions before sealing it up. Be sure to power your laptop back down before you continue working.

Conclusion

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Lenovo IdeaPad answers community for help.

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