Introduction

Batteries wear out over time and should be replaced if battery life becomes excessively short. Before removing this battery, be sure that the computer is turned off and unplugged.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove all twelve 6 mm long screws on the back of the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Apply a lot of pressure to prevent the screws from stripping.
  • Remove all twelve 6 mm long screws on the back of the laptop with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Apply a lot of pressure to prevent the screws from stripping.

    • Make sure to turn off the computer first!

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Gently pull off the back cover of the laptop. It should come off easily. Gently pull off the back cover of the laptop. It should come off easily.
  • Gently pull off the back cover of the laptop. It should come off easily.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Remove all four 6 mm screws from the battery using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove all four 6 mm screws from the battery using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Remove all four 6 mm screws from the battery using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Unplug the battery from the computer. Do not pull too hard on the battery cable, as this can damage the battery's connection to the laptop.
  • Unplug the battery from the computer.

    • Do not pull too hard on the battery cable, as this can damage the battery's connection to the laptop.

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Lift the battery out of the computer. Lift the battery out of the computer.
  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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Conclusion

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

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Is it possible to replace the original battery with one that has a larger capacity? With this I mean if the original battery has 3700 mAh, can it be replaced by a battery with e.g. 5000 mAh?

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