Introduction

How to replace the SSD for the Dell Inspiron 15-7559

Turn off the computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the computer.

    • Failure to turn off the device and disconnect the cable could lead to personal injury or device damage.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

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Remove the captive screw located on the top section of the back panel, using a Philips #1 screwdriver. Keep in mind that the screw cannot be fully removed from the panel, even when fully loosened. Keep in mind that the screw cannot be fully removed from the panel, even when fully loosened.
  • Remove the captive screw located on the top section of the back panel, using a Philips #1 screwdriver.

    • Keep in mind that the screw cannot be fully removed from the panel, even when fully loosened.

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Use the blue, plastic opening tool to gently pry a section of the back panel open. Next slide the opening tool around the back panel to disconnect the connecting pins. After the pins have been disconnected the back panel can then be easily lifted off the computer.
  • Use the blue, plastic opening tool to gently pry a section of the back panel open.

  • Next slide the opening tool around the back panel to disconnect the connecting pins.

  • After the pins have been disconnected the back panel can then be easily lifted off the computer.

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Locate the SSD, it is located in the center on the far left.
  • Locate the SSD, it is located in the center on the far left.

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Unscrew the 3mm Philips #1 screw that is holding the SSD in place. Unscrew the 3mm Philips #1 screw that is holding the SSD in place. Unscrew the 3mm Philips #1 screw that is holding the SSD in place.
  • Unscrew the 3mm Philips #1 screw that is holding the SSD in place.

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Gently pull out the SSD, horizontally along the computer to remove it. Gently pull out the SSD, horizontally along the computer to remove it. Gently pull out the SSD, horizontally along the computer to remove it.
  • Gently pull out the SSD, horizontally along the computer to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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