Introduction

This guide shows you have to replace the SSD in the Dell XPS 13.

  1. Remove eight T5 Torx screws Lift the plastic tab Remove a Philips screw under the plastic tab
    • Remove eight T5 Torx screws

    • Lift the plastic tab

    • Remove a Philips screw under the plastic tab

  2. Use opening picks to open the lower case Use opening picks to open the lower case
    • Use opening picks to open the lower case

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  4. Disconnect the battery and move the battery cable out of the way. Open the display and press the power button for five seconds to drain any remaining charge from the system.
    • Disconnect the battery and move the battery cable out of the way.

    • Open the display and press the power button for five seconds to drain any remaining charge from the system.

  5. Remove a Philips screw holding the SSD
    • Remove a Philips screw holding the SSD

    • Pull the SSD parallel to the motherboard

    • Do not lift the SSD upward or risk damaging the SSD slot

Conclusion

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

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I’m kinda new on pc upgrading. So once I install a new m.2 I’ll need to install a new window 10 right

burin.int - Reply

You will have to reinstall unless you are buying a samsung m.2 which comes with a disk duplicator utility. The xps 13 cames with a samsung early life evo disk (128GB) and transferring from 1 evo to another is very easy with the app. I believe its the same with every disk though I havent tried the latter.

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