Introduction

This guide is base on the official service manual which I have attached to the device page and has been created using photos contained in other iFixit guides.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Locate the "Battery Release" button.  It has a little "Padlock" symbol next to it. Image 2/3: Slide the "Battery Release" button towards the padlock symbol and hold it there.  Note:- The button is spring loaded and will return if released. Image 3/3: The battery should now be released from the battery compartment
  • Place the laptop upside down on a clean flat surface.

  • Locate the "Battery Release" button. It has a little "Padlock" symbol next to it.

  • Slide the "Battery Release" button towards the padlock symbol and hold it there. Note:- The button is spring loaded and will return if released.

  • The battery should now be released from the battery compartment

  • Gently extract the battery from the side of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Remove the Philips M2.5 x 8 mm screw Image 2/3: Loosen the screw that holds the memory compartment closed Image 3/3: remove the memory module compartment cover
  • Place laptop upsid down on a clean flat work surface.

  • Remove the Philips M2.5 x 8 mm screw

  • Loosen the screw that holds the memory compartment closed

  • remove the memory module compartment cover

  • Press the Optical Drive release lever to the right and the optical drive should slide out of the case

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Conclusion

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

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