Introduction

With this guide you will be able to successfully remove the damaged or old battery pack.

To begin, remove the screen from the keyboard. Open the 2-in-1, and hold the screen.
  • To begin, remove the screen from the keyboard.

  • Open the 2-in-1, and hold the screen.

  • Press the silver button at the top of the keyboard.

  • When the screen lifts up, gently lift the screen away from the keyboard.

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Removing the back cover will invalidate your warranty. You may use your fingers, or a spudger. Be careful not to break your cover OR your fingernail. Removing the cover requires good judgement. The goal is to separate the black from the silver. Start in a corner, or a flat edge -- whichever works best for you. Remember to not use too much force.
  • Removing the back cover will invalidate your warranty.

  • You may use your fingers, or a spudger. Be careful not to break your cover OR your fingernail. Removing the cover requires good judgement.

    • The goal is to separate the black from the silver. Start in a corner, or a flat edge -- whichever works best for you. Remember to not use too much force.

    • Once you start the initial separation, keep going until you free one edge. The goal now is to free three edges of the rectangle.

    • If your progress stops on one side of the rectangle, go to the other side and try there.

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Gently pull the back cover from the screen assembly.
  • Gently pull the back cover from the screen assembly.

  • Keep the plastic cover close. It's great for holding screws!

  • When putting the cover back on, press firmly around to outside edge with the screen facing down on a flat, debris-free surface.

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Once you have the cover off, remove the screws from the outer perimeter of the board assembly with a small philips head screwdriver. See arrows.
  • Once you have the cover off, remove the screws from the outer perimeter of the board assembly with a small philips head screwdriver. See arrows.

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Remove the smaller ribbon clip on the right side of the device and top right of the battery. Remove the second clip underneath the ribbon clip. Remove the second clip underneath the ribbon clip.
  • Remove the smaller ribbon clip on the right side of the device and top right of the battery.

  • Remove the second clip underneath the ribbon clip.

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When removing the second cable clip use a small flat head screw driver to lift the latch. when removing be careful not to damage the ribbon cable. when removing be careful not to damage the ribbon cable.
  • When removing the second cable clip use a small flat head screw driver to lift the latch.

  • when removing be careful not to damage the ribbon cable.

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Repeat step 6 for the large ribbon cable. Repeat step 6 for the large ribbon cable.
  • Repeat step 6 for the large ribbon cable.

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To remove the battery section of the device from the circuit board remove, use the small Phillips head screwdriver for the 3 small screws near the top. To get the battery pack completely away from the circuit board there is copper foil on the back of the battery. be careful not to rip the copper foil. Pull the foil slowly an evenly.
  • To remove the battery section of the device from the circuit board remove, use the small Phillips head screwdriver for the 3 small screws near the top.

  • To get the battery pack completely away from the circuit board there is copper foil on the back of the battery.

  • be careful not to rip the copper foil. Pull the foil slowly an evenly.

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Now that the battery is all by itself find a non-sharp and thin object to help pry the battery from its base. Move slowly and carefully to not puncher the battery casing. FINALLY you have successfully removed the battery from your device.
  • Now that the battery is all by itself find a non-sharp and thin object to help pry the battery from its base.

  • Move slowly and carefully to not puncher the battery casing.

  • FINALLY you have successfully removed the battery from your device.

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Conclusion

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

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