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Introduction

This guide will walk you through replacing the SSD in your Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S.

  1. Place the device on a flat surface faced down so that the fan vents are at the top of the device.
    • Place the device on a flat surface faced down so that the fan vents are at the top of the device.

  2. Unscrew the eighteen 6 mm PH0 Phillips head screws from the back of the device. Unscrew the eighteen 6 mm PH0 Phillips head screws from the back of the device.
    • Unscrew the eighteen 6 mm PH0 Phillips head screws from the back of the device.

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  4. Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the back cover around the edges of the device. Be careful not to crack or break the back cover of the device.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the back cover around the edges of the device.

    • Be careful not to crack or break the back cover of the device.

    • You will have to adjust the position of the device to pry it open along all the edges.

  5. Stand the device up with the hinges on top and carefully pull apart the back cover from the device. Stand the device up with the hinges on top and carefully pull apart the back cover from the device.
    • Stand the device up with the hinges on top and carefully pull apart the back cover from the device.

  6. The Solid State Drive is the blue chip locate right beneath the fan. Unscrew the 3 mm PH00 Phillips head screw located on the left side of the SSD. Unscrew the 3 mm PH00 Phillips head screw located on the left side of the SSD.
    • The Solid State Drive is the blue chip locate right beneath the fan.

    • Unscrew the 3 mm PH00 Phillips head screw located on the left side of the SSD.

  7. Grab the top and bottom edges of the SSD and carefully pull it out from the motherboard. Grab the top and bottom edges of the SSD and carefully pull it out from the motherboard.
    • Grab the top and bottom edges of the SSD and carefully pull it out from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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