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[* black] Lift and remove the battery.
[* icon_reminder] Before installing your new battery, remove all the old adhesive from the MacBook Pro's case.
[* black] With a little luck, you can slowly pull out each strip of adhesive with your fingers.
[* black] Otherwise, soak each strip of adhesive with a bit of adhesive remover for 2-3 minutes, and then scrape it out with a plastic tool. This can take quite a bit of work, so be patient.
[* black] Mop up any remaining adhesive remover and give your MacBook Pro a few minutes to air dry.
[* icon_reminder] The replacement battery included in your iFixit kit comes with adhesive pre-installed. Test the battery's fit and alignment carefully before peeling off the film covering the adhesive, and then press each cell firmly into place. If any additional films/liners are present that weren't on your original battery, remove them now.
[* icon_reminder] The replacement battery included in your iFixit kit comes with adhesive pre-installed. Test the battery's fit and alignment carefully before peeling off the film covering the adhesive, and then press each cell firmly into place. If any additional films/liners are present that weren't on your original battery, remove them now.
[* black] Calibrate your battery before using it: allow it to drain overnight, then charge it to 100% and drain it again until your MacBook Pro shuts down automatically. Charge it again and use it normally.
[* icon_caution] If you notice any unusual behavior or problems after installing your new battery, you may need to [https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201295|reset your MacBook Pro's SMC|new_window=true].