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Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement

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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, External Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, External Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Make sure that the device is unplugged and turned off.

    • Flip the laptop from the front to the back.

  2. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Start by pinching the switches on either side of the battery outwards.

    • At the same time push the external battery, located in the back, upwards.

    • Remove the external battery from the laptop.

  3. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 3, image 1 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 3, image 2 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Loosen the eight 4.2 mm screws holding the back cover on using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • These screws should be held in place by a small plastic washer which secures them to the cover and should not be loosened. This is illustrated in the third image.

  4. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Gently pull the cover off and set aside.

    • An iFixit opening tool may make it easier to gently remove the cover.

  5. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, Internal Battery: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement, Internal Battery: step 5, image 2 of 2
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    • Detach the black battery connector using a pair of tweezers.

  6. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four 3.3 mm screws locking down the battery using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  7. Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X260 Internal Battery Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully remove the internal battery unit from the laptop using an iFixit opening tool.

    • Pick up the battery and take it off the laptop frame.

Conclusion

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

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