Microsoft Surface Pro Battery Replacement

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Replace your dead battery to bring the power back to your device.

  • Author: Jonathan Choi
  • Time estimate: 1 - 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Very difficult

Use this guide to replace the battery pack in the Microsoft Surface Pro.

*In order to access the battery, refer to the Microsoft Surface Pro Teardown Guide to remove the screen and core components of the Surface Pro.

Teardown Guide

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  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove a total of 23 screws from the screen bezel of the Surface Pro.

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  • Lift the screen bezel from the Surface Pro.

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  • Remove the 6 T5 screws from the panels on each side of the frame.

  • Remove 23 T2 screws from the panels.

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  • Lift both metal panels from the frame.

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  • Using tweezers, gently pull the eight orange ribbon cables from their sockets.

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  • Unscrew the 17 T5 torx screws on the mother board with the T5 torx screw driver

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  • Once all screws are removed, gently lift up the logic board with your hands to pull it out.

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  • Use your hands to pry off the entire battery pack with enough force to overcome the glue keeping the batteries in place.

Conclusion

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

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Thank you for that awesome guide!

Do you know where can i buy a battery for surface pro 2??

Thanks

John john - Reply

I am also trying to find out where to acquire the Surface Pro batteries...???

Tristan Irons -

im also looking for a surface pro replacement battery.

Lekan Adesanya - Reply

I just bought one for $70 at a site called newpower99.com... should be here in 2 days. I have no idea if it will work, but it says it comes with a toolkit to replace it. I hope it works.

Matt -