3.Swing the back cover (2) up and back until it completely separates from the display panel assembly.

4.Remove the back cover (3).

Reverse this procedure to install the back cover.



Spare part number



Battery, 2-cell, 7700-mAh, USB-charging (includes cable and double-sided adhesive)




Before removing the battery, follow these steps:

1.Turn off the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is off or in Hibernation, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.

2.Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power cord from the tablet.

3.Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.

4.Remove the back cover (see Back cover on page 15).

WARNING! To reduce potential safety issues, use only the battery provided with the tablet, a replacement battery provided by HP, or a compatible battery purchased from HP.

CAUTION: Removing a battery that is the sole power source for the tablet can cause loss of information. To prevent loss of information, save your work or shut down the tablet through the operating system before removing the battery.


Chapter 5 Removal and replacement procedures