You cannot hope to travel with your laptop if its battery is not in good condition. Unusual shutdowns can cause you to miss deadlines. So, you should fix the battery or replace it.
Before doing so, however, you should know how to take out the battery. In this guide, we’ll show you how to remove battery from Acer laptop. Every laptop has two battery packs.
Main power battery (allows the entire system of your computer to operate). CMOS is a type of rechargeable lithium-ion battery used for powering computers. So, here’s how you can remove both of these batteries from an Acer laptop.
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How To Remove Acer Laptop Battery- Main Power Battery
It is vital that you back up your files to an external hard disk so that you don’t lose them when removing the batteries from your laptop. Now, read our step-by-step instructions as they will help you remove the batteries safely.
Step 1: Firstly, shut down the laptop. Secondly, detach it from the charger and other wires and cables.
Step 2: Now, close the screen and turn it upside down.
Step 3: You’ll find clasps that keep the battery fixed in its place. Slide those clasps and do not release them until you take the battery out.
Step 4: Grab the battery and pull it out. Then, release the clasps.
Step 5: Wipe the battery cell clean before putting the new battery inside.
Note: To put the battery back, follow the same steps. Also, once you place the battery in its cell, you’ll hear a clack that ensures it is fixed in its place alright.
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How To Remove Acer Laptop Battery- CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor)
If you’re able to remove the CMOS chip from the motherboard, then the rest of the Acer notebook computer’s hard drive replacement procedure will become easy.
Step 1: Turn off the laptop and remove the battery adapter.
Step 2: Take the main battery out from the bottom.
Step 3: Take a flat-head screwdriver and remove the framework by unfastening the screws present on the backside.
Step 4: When the backside comes off, you must turn it over carefully to have the front side on top again.
Step 5: Remove the keyboard from the top and fully extend the screen backward. If you do not want to remove the keyboard entirely by taking out the ribbon cords seated in the system, you can lift the loosened keyboard and gently put it on the laptop screen to access the motherboard.
Step 6: Now, locate the CMOS battery on the motherboard and remove it. If it’s located beneath the motherboard, you’d have to undo the bolts to let it loose and turn it over to reach the CMOS battery.
Step 7: Ensure the safe removal of the CMOS battery from its compartment by using the flat screwdriver to push it upwards.
Step 8: Place the new CMOS battery in its place.
Step 9: Assemble all the components of the laptop that you removed in the process of locating the battery back to its original place.
Acer Aspire v5
The steps listed above should help remove the Acer batteries. However, different models may vary in design. Some Acer laptops feature the main power cell underneath the frame. To find out how to remove the Acer batteries, let’s take a look at the Acer Aspire V 5.
Step 1: Power off the laptop and remove all cords. Flip it upside down.
Step 2: Use a screwdriver to unfasten all the bolts present at the back.
Step 3: Locate a black rubber tab at the bottom and remove it. You’ll see another screw that will need to be removed.
Step 4: Now, you’ll be able to see an SD card slot on the right side of the laptop. Find a black plastic section and slide it out of the slot.
Step 5: Use a spudger and anything with a sharp head to pry open the framework of your laptop. Now, you have access to the motherboard.
Step 6: Use a screwdriver to remove the two bolts securing the battery. Use the spudger to lift it upwards.
Step 7: Now, remove the battery from the motherboard.
Note: The exact steps allow you to take out the battery from your Acer Aspire e15 model.
Acer Nitro 5
The steps for removing the battery from Acer Nitro 5 are pretty similar to what we have discussed before. However, there are slight variations.
Step 1: Shut off the laptop. Remove the charger and flip the laptop over.
Step 2: Remove the hard drive and RAM first.
Step 3: Unfasten all the screws present on the backside of the laptop.
Step 4: Use a screwdriver/spudger or anything available with a sharp edge to take off the laptop’s framework.
Step 5: You will find the battery attached with cables to the motherboard. There will be plastic tape on it. Remove the tape and detach the battery cable from the motherboard.
Step 6: There will be two bolts holding the battery in its place. Unfasten those bolts.
Step 7: Now, take the battery out. You’ll also find the CMOS battery under it.
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Acer Aspire 3
Follow these steps to remove the battery from Acer Aspire 3.
Step 1: Shut down the laptop and power off the adapter. Ensure no devices or cables remain attached during the battery removal process.
Step 2: You will locate the RAM modules on the right side. Use a screwdriver to unfasten the bolt and open the cell using a spudger or anything with a sharp point.
Step 3: Press each side of the RAM to release it from the holders. Then, pull it out softly.
Step 4: Now, you must remove the hard drive. Use the same screwdriver to detach the bolts and open the framework. Detach the cables to pull out the hard drive.
Step 5: Now, unfasten all the screws that are present on the backside, so you can take off the body and access the motherboard.
Step 6: Use a spudger or screwdriver to open the body.
Step 7: You can now see the battery. Detach the small chip connected to the battery and the motherboard. Be careful not to break the delicate wires.
Step 8: Now, take the battery out.
Before opening the back side of your computer, you should know the exact procedure for your particular type of machine.
Doing so could cause damage to your device and invalidate your warranty. Be careful not to harm your computer while disassembling it. Contact us for further inquiries.
Q 1. Can non-removable batteries be removed?
A. Yes, these can be removed by the manufacturer. This means that all the non-removable batteries can be removed but you can’t do it at home because there is a high chance that you’ll damage your laptop if you try to do it yourself.
Q 2. How do I know if my laptops need a new battery?
A. A red-colored cross will appear on the battery icon and after clicking on it the windows can show a caution “consider replacing your battery”. After seeing any such message popping up on your laptop, replace your battery immediately.
Q 3. How do I check my laptop battery life?
A. For checking the battery life go to the power shell option. Now type powercfg and press enter to get a report about your laptop’s battery life.