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Replace the back panel on a Chromebook XE550C22.

Turn the power off before beginning this step. Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop. Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop.
  • Turn the power off before beginning this step.

  • Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop.

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Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver. Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver.

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Starting at the center front of the laptop, insert the metal spudger between the keyboard panel and the bottom panel, separating the bottom panel from the laptop. Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets. Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets.
  • Starting at the center front of the laptop, insert the metal spudger between the keyboard panel and the bottom panel, separating the bottom panel from the laptop.

  • Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets.

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After deconnecting all the brackets, pull the back panel away from the laptop. Note: The back panel has some flex to it, don't be afraid to use some force.
  • After deconnecting all the brackets, pull the back panel away from the laptop.

  • Note: The back panel has some flex to it, don't be afraid to use some force.

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Conclusion

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

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