Replacing the Battery

53 - Lithium ion Battery
Replacing the Battery 
With the purchase of an additional battery, you can have a fully charged spare to swap with one that is not 
charged. There are two ways to swap batteries, cold-swapping and hot-swapping:
Cold-swapping Batteries 
To cold-swap batteries in your battery bay follow these easy steps: 
1
Have a charged battery ready to install.
2
Shut down your notebook and disconnect the AC adapter. 
3
While pushing the battery bay release latches towards the battery pack, lift the battery out of the bay using the 
latches to lift it.
4
Insert a new battery into the bay, and press it down so that the latches click into place. 
5
Plug in the AC adapter and turn the power on. 
Hot-swapping Batteries 
To hot-swap batteries in your battery bay follow these easy steps: 
1
Plug an AC Adapter into the system and connect it to a power outlet.
B
E
 
SURE
 
TO
 
PLUG
 
IN
 
AN
 AC A
DAPTER
 
PRIOR
 
TO
 
REMOVING
 
THE
 
BATTERY
. T
HERE
 
IS
 
NO
 
BRIDGE
 
BATTERY
 
PRESENT
 
TO
 
SUPPORT
 
THE
 
SYSTEM
 
WHILE
 
THE
 
BATTERY
 
IS
 
BEING
 
REPLACED
. I
F
 
YOU
 
DO
 
NOT
 
USE
 
AN
 AC A
DAPTER
 
YOU
 
WILL
 
LOSE
 
ANY
 
UNSAVED
 
FILES
.