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  1. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery, Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery, Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Turn the device over so that the screen is facing down.

    • In the next step the device will be heated, so the screen must be turned over to prevent heat damage to the LCD/Digitizer.

  2. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Using a hair dryer, slowly heat the edges of the WorkPad.

    • Spend at least one minute heating each side of the device. This will melt the glue holding the case together, and allow it to be removed.

    • Be sure not to touch the device directly after heating as it will be extremely hot. Use a towel or oven mitt to grab it.

  3. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 3, image 1 of 2 Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the back case from the WorkPad.

    • If the rear cover is not coming off very easily, you probably need to reheat the case in order to sufficiently melt the glue.

  4. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the yellow tape that is covering the battery connector

  5. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the tweezers, carefully disconnect the battery cable from the port

  6. Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 6, image 1 of 2 Remove IBM WorkPad c3 Battery: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Using the plastic opening tools, lift the battery out of the case

    • The battery is secured with adhesive and it will take some effort to remove

Conclusion

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

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