Introduction

This replacement guide will explain how to insert a new memory card into the Dell Inspiron 15-3521 laptop. Keep in mind that to perform this replacement, you will be opening the interior of your device, so it is best to perform this replacement in a clean environment.

Image 1/3: Flip the laptop over. Image 2/3: Slide the latches toward the outside of the laptop to unlock the battery. Image 3/3: Lift the battery out of the laptop.
  • We are removing the battery to avoid the possibility of an electrical discharge when working with this system.

  • Flip the laptop over.

  • Slide the latches toward the outside of the laptop to unlock the battery.

  • Lift the battery out of the laptop.

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Image 1/3: Using a spudger, pry open the access door  from the laptop Image 2/3: Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath. Image 3/3: Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath.
  • Loosen the two screws attaching the access door to the laptop body

  • Using a spudger, pry open the access door from the laptop

  • Using your fingers, open and remove the access door from the laptop, exposing the memory cards underneath.

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Image 1/3: To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out Image 2/3: Insert a new memory card in to the memory card tray, depressing until side latches engage with a click. Image 3/3: Insert a new memory card in to the memory card tray, depressing until side latches engage with a click.
  • To access the memory cards, push out the latches on the left and right of the memory cards

  • To remove the memory card, pull it out of the tray with the latches still stretched out

  • Insert a new memory card in to the memory card tray, depressing until side latches engage with a click.

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Conclusion

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

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