Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery in your Xiaomi Air 12.

  1. Orient the computer so the Xiaomi logo is at the bottom of the device.
    • Orient the computer so the Xiaomi logo is at the bottom of the device.

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  2. Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the top-middle rubber covering and lift upwards to reveal the hidden screw.
    • Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the top-middle rubber covering and lift upwards to reveal the hidden screw.

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    • Remove the eight 3 mm screws using the Torx T5 driver by inserting the screwdriver into each screw and rotating counterclockwise.

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    • Insert the plastic opening tool into each side of the computer and push the tool downwards to pop open the back cover.

    • You will hear popping noises as you remove the cover.

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    • Remove the back of the laptop by gently lifting the casing upwards.

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    • Detach the white and black speaker wires by pulling them from the small black tabs along the perimeter of the metal bracket.

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    • Remove the 1.5mm screw using the JIS #00 screwdriver.

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    • Lift the SSD up from the device and gently pull the SSD from the laptop.

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    • Detach the red wire from the tabs on the perimeter of the metal bracket.

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    • Use a PH1 screwdriver to remove the five 2mm black screws.

    • Remove two silver 1mm JIS #00 screws.

    • There will be clear plastic spacers that come off with the silver screws.

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    • Lift the battery up and pull out from the device.

    • The metal bracket will come out with the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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