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Lenovo ThinkPad T480s Battery Replacement

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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad T480s Battery Replacement, Bottom Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad T480s Battery Replacement, Bottom Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Disable the battery, power down the device, and unplug the power adapter from your device before proceeding/beginning the guide.

    • Loosen the six captive screws with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the bottom cover with an opening tool.

    • Start from the top edge near the hinge and work your way along the edge until all of the clips are unsnapped.

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    • Lift the bottom cover off.

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    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove four 4.5mm screws that hold the battery down to the mid frame.

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    • Lift the battery near the connector and remove it from the system.

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 Answers community for help.

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