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Introduction

You must disconnect or replace the coin cell battery in your Dell XPS 13 9380, this guide is for you!

Parts

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  1. Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and unplug it from the outlet. Use a Torx T5 driver to unscrew the eight screws securing the back panel. Use a spudger to pry up and loosen the back panel.
    • Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and unplug it from the outlet.

    • Use a Torx T5 driver to unscrew the eight screws securing the back panel.

    • Use a spudger to pry up and loosen the back panel.

    • Lift the back panel up slightly from the non-hinged edge.

    • Pull the back panel away from the hinged edge, wiggling it back and forth to loosen the clips.

    • When the back panel clips are free, remove the back panel.

  2. Disconnect the cable from the battery by pulling the connector towards the battery. Pull parallel to the battery, not straight up.
    • Disconnect the cable from the battery by pulling the connector towards the battery.

    • Pull parallel to the battery, not straight up.

    • Remove the four screws (M2 x 2) securing the battery.

    • Remove the screw (M1.6 x 4) securing the battery.

    • Remove the battery from its recess.

  3. We removed or disconnected the battery to avoid any electrical discharge.
    • We removed or disconnected the battery to avoid any electrical discharge.

    • Removing the coin cell battery resets the BIOS settings to factory values. Before removing the coin cell battery, it is recommended to note the BIOS settings.

    • 1- Disconnect the coin cell battery cable from the motherboard

    • 2- Use a lever to remove the coin cell battery from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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