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

This replacement guide will help you with the following:

Completely remove the old battery pack and install a new one.

*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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Image 1/2: Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew a total number of 23 screws located on the outside panel of the Surface Pro.

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  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew a total number of 23 screws located on the outside panel of the Surface Pro.

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Image 1/1: Lift the outside panel from the Surface Pro

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  • Lift the outside panel from the Surface Pro

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Image 1/2: Use the T5 torx screw driver to unscrew the 6 T5 screws in the left and right outside metal panels

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  • Use the T5 torx screw driver to unscrew the 6 T5 screws in the left and right outside metal panels

  • Use the T2 torx screw driver to unscrew the 23 T2 screws on the left and right outside metal panels

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Image 1/1: Pull out left and right metal panels with hands

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  • Pull out left and right metal panels with hands

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Image 1/2: Gently pull out the 8 orange strips using tweezers.

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  • Gently pull out the 8 orange strips using tweezers.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the 17 T5 torx screws on the mother board with the T5 torx screw driver

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

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Image 1/1: Once all screws are removed, gently lift up  the logic board with your hands to pull it out.

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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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Image 1/2: Use your hands to pry off the entire battery pack with enough force to overcome the glue keeping the batteries in place.

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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.

4 Comments

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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 -


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