Introduction

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

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

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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. 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. Pry off the bottom cover using a plastic opening tool. Pry off the bottom cover using a plastic opening tool.
  • 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. Unscrew the 3.4 mm screw holding down the charging port module using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Unscrew the 3.4 mm screw holding down the charging port module using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • 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. Remove the metal cover above the charging port module by pulling up and moving it slightly left.
  • Remove the metal cover above the charging port module by pulling up and moving it slightly left.

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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. 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. You can now pull out the charging port module.
  • 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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