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Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement

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  1. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Back cover removal: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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 Battery Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Insert an opening pick: step 2, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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 Battery Replacement, Release the front clips: step 3, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Release the front clips: step 3, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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 Battery Replacement, Release the right clips: step 4, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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 Battery Replacement, Release the left clips: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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 Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the back cover: step 6, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery 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.

  7. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 7, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 7, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Disconnect the battery: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Use the pointed edge of a spudger to push each side of the battery connector to loosen it.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to push out and disconnect the battery cable.

  9. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the sticker: step 9, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the sticker: step 9, image 2 of 2
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    • Use tweezers, or your fingers, to remove the sticker covering the top right screw hole.

  10. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Unfasten the battery: step 10, image 1 of 2 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Unfasten the battery: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Use a Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the four 5.5 mm-long screws securing the battery.

  11. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 11, image 1 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 11, image 2 of 3 Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 15IMH05 Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger between the battery and its plastic clip at the middle of the top edge.

    • Pry away from the battery to release the clip enough to be able to lift the battery out of its recess.

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    • Lift the battery straight out of its recess and remove it.

Conclusion

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

For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery after completing this guide.

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 Answers community for help.

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2 Comments

Hi !
Which specific replacements battery options are there ?
I wish to upgrade it as high as possible but I have no idea what to look for or which specific battery to look for !

michje13@hotmail.com - Reply

Hi there!

It doesn't seem we sell that battery. I did find one here, but I recommend looking around to find options.

Alex Diaz-Kokaisl -

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