Introduction

As a laptop battery ages, it will gradually lose the ability to hold a charge and die more quickly. This guide will show you how to replace your battery and bring life back to your laptop.

  1. Insert a plastic opening tool between the back cover and the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.
    • Insert a plastic opening tool between the back cover and the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9.

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  2. 6 cm [2 in] away from the first plastic opening tool, insert a second plastic opening tool between the back cover and the screen.
    • 6 cm [2 in] away from the first plastic opening tool, insert a second plastic opening tool between the back cover and the screen.

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    • Slide the second plastic opening tool along the edge of the device to separate the back cover from the screen.

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    • Use your hands to open the back cover.

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    • Use tweezers to peel up the green tape located on top of the two flexible ribbon cables.

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    • Insert a spudger under the orange tab.

      • Gently pry up the tab to disconnect the black flexible ribbon cable from the motherboard.

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    • Carefully pull out the yellow flexible ribbon cable to disconnect it from the motherboard.

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    • Insert the spudger under the red, black, and white cables.

    • Pry up and detach the battery from the motherboard.

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    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the nine 1 mm screws located around the battery.

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    • Use a spudger to lift up and separate the battery from its housing.

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Conclusion

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

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Step 8 Clearer to say:

Insert the spudger under the red, black, and white cables to pry up the battery connector and detach it and the battery from the motherboard.

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