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Introduction

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

  1. Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and discharge the battery down to 25%. Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws. Remove seven Torx T5 short screws.
    • Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and discharge the battery down to 25%.

    • Start by flipping the device over so that you see the screws.

    • Remove seven Torx T5 short screws.

    • Remove three 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 order shown by the arrows.

    • 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 four J1 Philips screws.

    • Remove one J1 philips screw.

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

    • Lift the battery slightly 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.

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