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Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your laptop's battery.

  1. Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws. Remove 7 Torx T5 short screws. Remove 3 Torx T5 long screws.
    • Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws.

    • Remove 7 Torx T5 short screws.

    • Remove 3 Torx T5 long screws.

    • starting from the USB port use your opening tool to gently pry up the case.

    • Make sure you are prying on the cover itself, not the metal shield around the USB port.

    • Pry along the laptop in the orders the arrows show.

    • Do NOT pry along the top side, or you risk damaging the casing. Stay with the arrows.

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  3. Lift the case from the bottom side. NOT the side with the hinges. When you feel resistance, do NOT keep lifting or you will damage the housing. Once you feel resistance, gently pull the case towards you. (away from the hinges.)
    • Lift the case from the bottom side. NOT the side with the hinges.

    • When you feel resistance, do NOT keep lifting or you will damage the housing.

    • Once you feel resistance, gently pull the case towards you. (away from the hinges.)

    • Remove the case.

    • This is the battery. For guides that are for other parts, the battery is removed for the reason of it being a pain to connect or disconnect while screwed in.

    • Be careful not to short anything on the motherboard, as the battery cannot be disconnected before removal.

    • Remove 4 J1 Philips screws.

    • Remove 1 J1 philips screw

    • Do not mix these screws up, as if you put the longer screw where the shorter screw belongs, you will damage the shield around the keyboard.

    • slightly lift the battery using your plastic opening tool.

    • Do not lift the battery out all the way, as it is still connected to the motherboard.

    • Do NOT puncture or deform the battery or it may catch fire or even explode.

  4. Pull the battery towards you until the wire is accessible. gently tug and wiggle on the wire until it pops out. Remove the battery.
    • Pull the battery towards you until the wire is accessible.

    • gently tug and wiggle on the wire until it pops out.

    • Remove the battery.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. Please remember to dispose of the battery properly.

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