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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Image 1/3: Pull out the battery partway in order to easily get to the battery connector. Image 2/3: Pull out the battery partway in order to easily get to the battery connector. Image 3/3: Pull out the battery partway in order to easily get to the battery connector.
  • Remove six 3.5 mm screws holding the battery using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Pull out the battery partway in order to easily get to the battery connector.

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Image 1/3: When reassembling, simply position the connector above it's original place, and push down. Image 2/3: When reassembling, simply position the connector above it's original place, and push down. Image 3/3: When reassembling, simply position the connector above it's original place, and push down.
  • Disconnect the battery connector by pulling straight up at its base.

  • When reassembling, simply position the connector above it's original place, and push down.

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  • You can now remove the battery.

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  • Disconnect the cable connecting the speakers to the motherboard by pulling on it away from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Lift up the lock on the trackpad ribbon cable using a plastic opening tool. Image 2/3: Disconnect the trackpad ribbon cable by pulling it out. Image 3/3: Disconnect the trackpad ribbon cable by pulling it out.
  • Lift up the piece of tape covering the trackpad ribbon cable.

  • Lift up the lock on the trackpad ribbon cable using a plastic opening tool.

  • Disconnect the trackpad ribbon cable by pulling it out.

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Image 1/2: Lift up the two pieces of metallic tape so that they no longer cover the speaker wire. Image 2/2: When reassembling the device, make sure to lay down the metallic tape in the same place it was prior to disassembly. The tape serves as a connector for certain electrical circuits that should not be disconnected.
  • Lift up the trackpad ribbon cable so that it is not covering the speaker wire.

  • Lift up the two pieces of metallic tape so that they no longer cover the speaker wire.

  • When reassembling the device, make sure to lay down the metallic tape in the same place it was prior to disassembly. The tape serves as a connector for certain electrical circuits that should not be disconnected.

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  • Unscrew the four 3.7 mm screws holding down the speakers using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Pull the speakers up to remove them.

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Conclusion

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

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