Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the solid-state drive in your Chromebook. Note that this may interfere with your Chromebook's ability to update Chrome OS or void its warranty.

Turn the Chromebook onto its backside and unscrew the the following Phillips #1 screws: Sixteen 5mm Phillips screws located around the border.
  • Turn the Chromebook onto its backside and unscrew the the following Phillips #1 screws:

    • Sixteen 5mm Phillips screws located around the border.

    • Two 5mm Phillips screws located in center.

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Remove the back cover by carefully prying each side with an iFixit Opening Tool.
  • Remove the back cover by carefully prying each side with an iFixit Opening Tool.

  • Set aside back cover.

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Using a spudger, carefully unplug the rainbow wires connected to the top of the battery. Using a spudger, carefully unplug the rainbow wires connected to the top of the battery.
  • Using a spudger, carefully unplug the rainbow wires connected to the top of the battery.

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Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located at the top right of battery. Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located at the top right of battery.
  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw located at the top right of battery.

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Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

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Remove the screw at the left of the drive. Remove the screw at the left of the drive.
  • Remove the screw at the left of the drive.

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Remove the drive by pulling it gently to the left.
  • Remove the drive by pulling it gently to the left.

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Conclusion

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

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