Introduction

Use this guide to replace your Dell Inspiron 15-7537 WiFi card if you have determined your WiFi connection issues are caused by a faulty WiFi card.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Loosen the two 5 mm Phillips #0 on the upper edge of the cover.
  • Make sure the display is closed. Then, flip the computer over so that you can see the bottom cover.

  • Loosen the two 5 mm Phillips #0 on the upper edge of the cover.

    • These screws will stay captive to the case.

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  • Remove the two 5 mm interior screws that connect the cover to the assembly using the same Philips head screwdriver from the previous step.

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  • Use a spudger to remove the base cover from the rest of bottom cover.

As it is not clearly visible in the picture: You should start to open the base cover at the screen side, to avoid breaking the plastic guides of the base cover. A flat dough scraper is a pretty good tool for that.

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  • Completely unscrew the 2 mm screw that connects the WiFi card to the mother board using a Philips head screwdriver.

You missed a step where you have to remove the battery to get to the wireless card.

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  • Disconnect the two antennas (one black and one white) from the wireless card.

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Image 1/1: To place a new WiFi card, connect the antenna cables to the WiFi card. The white cable goes to the white triangle, and the black cable goes to the black triangle.
  • Remove the WiFi card.

  • To place a new WiFi card, connect the antenna cables to the WiFi card. The white cable goes to the white triangle, and the black cable goes to the black triangle.

  • Avoid damaging the card by not placing any cables underneath the card.

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