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Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement

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  1. Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Prepare your laptop for disassembly: step 1, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Prepare your laptop for disassembly: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Allow your laptop's battery to drain below 25% before starting this repair—a charged battery may catch fire if damaged.

    • Unplug all cables and fully shut down your laptop.

  2. Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Battery information: step 2, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Battery information: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Lay your laptop upside down to access the external battery.

    • Two sliding tabs secure the battery.

  3. Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Release the left tab: step 3, image 1 of 2 Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Release the left tab: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the left tab, labeled 1, to the unlocked position—it'll click into place and release the left side of the battery.

  4. Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 4, image 1 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 4, image 2 of 3 Lenovo ThinkPad X270 External Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Hold the right tab, labeled 2, in the unlocked position and slide the battery out of its recess.

    • During reassembly, slide the battery into its recess until both tabs engage.

    • Never reuse a deformed or damaged battery—it's a fire hazard. Replace it with a new battery.

Conclusion

Check your repair by running hardware tests with Lenovo Diagnostics.

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

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

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