Introduction

If the user would like to replace a faulty Bluetooth card, or one that is not powerful enough, this guide will give step by step information on how to achieve this.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Unscrew the single 3.5mm Phillips #1 screw that holds on the bottom plate of the device.

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Image 1/2: The plate will pop out of place and may then be removed. Image 2/2: The plate will pop out of place and may then be removed.
  • Place your hands on the plate and pull it toward yourself.

  • The plate will pop out of place and may then be removed.

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  • The Bluetooth card is located near the front of the device, and is the expansion card with one antenna attached to it.

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  • Remove the wire connecting the card to the laptop with a pair of tweezers.

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  • Unscrew the 4mm Phillips #1 screw that secure the card in place.

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Image 1/2: Once the card has popped out of place, it can be gently removed. Image 2/2: Once the card has popped out of place, it can be gently removed.
  • After completing steps 4 & 5, the card will lift up at an angle as shown.

  • Once the card has popped out of place, it can be gently removed.

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Conclusion

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

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