Introduction

If your charger port is broken, this guide will teach you how to take apart your Chromebook and replace the faulty port.

Image 1/3: Remove the rubber feet on the four corners of the Chromebook in order to get to the screws underneath. They are stuck on with an adhesive. Image 2/3: Remove the rubber feet on the four corners of the Chromebook in order to get to the screws underneath. They are stuck on with an adhesive. Image 3/3: Remove the rubber feet on the four corners of the Chromebook in order to get to the screws underneath. They are stuck on with an adhesive.
  • Lay the Chromebook down so that the bottom cover is facing up.

  • Remove the rubber feet on the four corners of the Chromebook in order to get to the screws underneath. They are stuck on with an adhesive.

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  • Remove the nine 4.7 mm screws on the bottom cover using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: It is not necessary to remove it completely. It just needs to be separated from the bottom cover. Image 2/3: It is not necessary to remove it completely. It just needs to be separated from the bottom cover. Image 3/3: It is not necessary to remove it completely. It just needs to be separated from the bottom cover.
  • Pry up the plastic strip on the back of the Chromebook using a plastic opening tool.

  • It is not necessary to remove it completely. It just needs to be separated from the bottom cover.

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  • Pry off the bottom cover using a plastic opening tool.

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  • Unscrew the 3.4 mm screw holding down the charging port module using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the metal cover above the charging port module by pulling up and moving it slightly left.

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Image 1/3: When reassembling, reconnect by positioning the connector directly above its original position and pushing down. Image 2/3: When reassembling, reconnect by positioning the connector directly above its original position and pushing down. Image 3/3: When reassembling, reconnect by positioning the connector directly above its original position and pushing down.
  • Pull out the charging port module connector by pulling directly up on it.

  • When reassembling, reconnect by positioning the connector directly above its original position and pushing down.

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  • You can now pull out the charging port module.

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Conclusion

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

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What is the reference number for this charging port?

How to find it on ebay/other?

rafal - Reply

If you search "Samsung Chromebook XE303C12" together with "Charge Port" or "Charging Port" or "DC Jack" you should be able to find it! :)

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