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Introduction

In this guide, we will be replacing the battery of the Toshiba Chromebook 2. Many power issues on the Chromebook come from complications with the laptop’s battery. Removing the broken battery and replacing it with a functioning battery will ensure the laptop will keep on running.

  1. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all external devices from the Toshiba Chromebook 2.

  2. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Close the Toshiba Chromebook 2 and turn it over so that the bottom of the laptop is facing upwards toward you with the lettering on the bottom facing right side up.

  3. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the 8 visible Phillips 8.25 mm screws using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  4. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove 2 hidden Phillips 8.25 mm screws located underneath the rubber grips at the back (opposite the hinges) with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • The rubber grips are glued in place, so you'll need to peel them up with a spudger or other pry tool.

  5. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back panel by pulling up on 2 adjacent corners.

  6. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement, Battery: step 6, image 1 of 2 Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement, Battery: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the 4 Phillips 2 mm screws holding the battery in place with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  7. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Press down on the white clip and softly pull the wires out of the port to disconnect battery from the motherboard.

  8. Toshiba Chromebook 2 Battery Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery by gently pulling up on the bottom corners.

Conclusion

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

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6 Comments

does the cb30-b-103 battery also work with the cb30-b-104 series?

henrikahlberg94 - Reply

I had four screws holding down battery.

When re-installing cover, don’t get confused. There are two holes under rubber feet on side CLOSEST TO HINGES. These do not accept the two screws - put them on side AWAY FROM HINGES.

Bill Brasier - Reply

Good instructions, my chrome is back to normal again .

Alexander Slaven - Reply

Many thanks but now there’s no curser! What do I do?

Chris in UK

Chris Tighe - Reply

Thank you, easy to follow, works like a dream

steve smith - Reply

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