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  1. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the gray rubber pads on the bottom of the laptop. For our device we only needed to remove the two at the top.

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    • Use a Torx T5 screwdriver to remove the six 5.1 mm screws.

    • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7.2mm screws.

  3. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry open the case. Go slowly around the edge. You will hear popping noises, such are due to popping open the small joints that keep the cover attached.

  4. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 4, image 1 of 2 HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Battery: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the six 4.7 mm screws.

  5. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Battery might cause a small electric shock.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  6. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 6, image 1 of 2 HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement, Hard Drive: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Use a JIS J1 bit to remove the two 4.6 mm screws.

  7. HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 HP Envy x360 m6-aq005dx Hard Drive Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • The red square is around the ribbon cable.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to open the black security connector. then pull the ribbon cable to disconnect it from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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