Introduction

Replacing or upgrading your laptops hard drive is a great way to get some extra life out of your device.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

We are removing the battery to avoid the possibility of an electrical discharge when working with this system.
  • We are removing the battery to avoid the possibility of an electrical discharge when working with this system.

  • Flip device on its back displaying the battery.

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Place a finger on both latches and push outwards. Grab by the lip and pull upwards to remove battery. Grab by the lip and pull upwards to remove battery.
  • Place a finger on both latches and push outwards.

  • Grab by the lip and pull upwards to remove battery.

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Locate and loosen the three 3 mm screws. Remove the plastic casing with the screws attached.
  • Locate and loosen the three 3 mm screws.

  • Remove the plastic casing with the screws attached.

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Locate and remove the four 4mm screws holding the drive in place. Locate and remove the four 4mm screws holding the drive in place. Locate and remove the four 4mm screws holding the drive in place.
  • Locate and remove the four 4mm screws holding the drive in place.

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Push the drive horizontally and away from yourself. Push the drive horizontally and away from yourself. Push the drive horizontally and away from yourself.
  • Push the drive horizontally and away from yourself.

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Lift the drive up and out of the bay. Lift the drive up and out of the bay.
  • Lift the drive up and out of the bay.

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Conclusion

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

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I have a Dell 15R 5537. The drive removal is about the same. There are only two screws holding the drive, though. They’re located at the back of the drive. Push the drive back to clear the connector and pull up aided by a clear plastic pull tab on the drive.

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