How to Change a Gateway Battery

Every laptop battery dies eventually, and each laptop brand, including Gateway, has a different way to replace the battery. Gateway has a few quirks to changing the battery, but once you know them, it's relatively simple to change the battery without a hitch.

Changing the Battery on a Gateway Laptop

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If your Gateway laptop is not plugged in, turn your laptop off. If your Gateway is plugged in, you can change the battery without turning the computer off.

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Close the Gateway laptop and turn the computer over so you are looking at the bottom.

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Locate the battery lock and switch it to the unlock position as designated by the open lock.

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Slide the battery release latch in the direction indicated by the arrow and remove the battery from the battery bay.

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Insert the new battery into the bay. Once it snaps into place, slide the battery lock switch back to the locked position.