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Introduction

Pre-req for unplugging the battery without removing it.

Parts

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  1. Peel back the sticker covering the battery connector.
    • Peel back the sticker covering the battery connector.

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  3. Gently lift each side of the battery connector to pry the connector out of its socket on the logic board. Bend the connector back toward the battery, ensuring that the battery connector doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board. Bend the connector back toward the battery, ensuring that the battery connector doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board.
    • Gently lift each side of the battery connector to pry the connector out of its socket on the logic board.

    • Bend the connector back toward the battery, ensuring that the battery connector doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

So. replacing the battery on this model is quite a lot easier than on previous 15" Retina Macs?

Martin Bergstrom - Reply

Aha, ”battery *connector* replacement". Sorry...

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