Image 1/1: Place the screws into a container as to not lose them.
  • Using a T4 Torx Screwdriver, unscrew the screws at the marked locations.

  • Place the screws into a container as to not lose them.

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Image 1/1: Lift the back plate of your ASUS ZenBook UX31E and place it to the side.
  • Using your iFixit Opening Tool, carefully slide it between the back panel.

  • Lift the back plate of your ASUS ZenBook UX31E and place it to the side.

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  • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard by gently pulling up and down on the connector.

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Image 1/2: Place the screw into a container as to not lose them. Image 2/2: Place the screw into a container as to not lose them.
  • Using the Phillips 00 Screwdriver, remove the screw from the middle and the two corners of the battery.

  • Place the screw into a container as to not lose them.

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  • Remove the battery

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Image 1/1: Remove bottom panel of laptop
  • Use the platic opening tool to pry the backing of the laptop

  • Remove bottom panel of laptop

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  • Remove the screw connecting the speaker component to the motherboard using the screwdriver.

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  • Disconnect the sound cable from the motherboard.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the speaker component from the computer.

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Image 1/1: Peel back the warranty sticker to reveal the screw under it.
  • Attach your Anti-Static Wrist Wrap to something metal as to not shock your system.

  • Peel back the warranty sticker to reveal the screw under it.

  • Peeling off the sticker located on the SSD will void the warranty.

  • Using your Phillips 00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew the screw that you just revealed.

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  • Using your hand, pull the SSD from its slot.

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  • Disconnect the ribbon between the IO and the motherboard on both sides.

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Image 1/1: Pull up the clips on the ribbon connectors.
  • Disconnect the fan connector from the motherboard.

  • Pull up the clips on the ribbon connectors.

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  • Unscrew the two screws that are across from each other.

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Image 1/2: You can now use your hands and carefully pull the fan off the laptop. Image 2/2: You can now use your hands and carefully pull the fan off the laptop.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the fan off of the laptop.

  • You can now use your hands and carefully pull the fan off the laptop.

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Image 1/1: At the marked locations, unscrew 7 screws with your Phillips 00 Precision Screwdriver.
  • Although replacement guides are listed as prerequisites, they are mainly used for disassembly.

  • At the marked locations, unscrew 7 screws with your Phillips 00 Precision Screwdriver.

  • At the marked locations (under certain components), unscrew 3 screws with your Phillips 00 Precision Screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: This is a very delicate component, so do handle it with care.
  • Carefully pull out the ribbon connecting your keyboard and motherboard from the motherboard.

  • This is a very delicate component, so do handle it with care.

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  • At the bottom right corner of your laptop, carefully pull the connector from its socket.

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Image 1/2: Carefully pull the white wire with a copper connector out from its socket. Image 2/2: When reassembling, you will hear a pop when connecting these back.
  • Carefully pull the black wire with a copper connector out from its socket.

  • Carefully pull the white wire with a copper connector out from its socket.

  • When reassembling, you will hear a pop when connecting these back.

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  • Carefully unplug this white wire from the motherboard

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  • At the corners between your screen and the rest of your laptop, unscrew 4 screws with your Phillips 00 Precision Screwdrivers.

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Image 1/1: Pull the display away from the rest of your laptop.
  • Slide the display to either the left or right to loosen it.

  • Pull the display away from the rest of your laptop.

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Conclusion

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

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