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Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement

What you need

  1. Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement, Base Panel: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Shut down and unplug your device before proceeding.

    • Remove the thirteen 6.5 mm screws from the base plate using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  2. Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the laptop on its side and wedge a spudger between the base panel and chassis, then pry around the perimeter until the base panel releases.

    • To get a better grip you may want to open the laptop slightly.

    • Lift the bottom panel off of the chassis.

    • During reassembly, make sure that the bottom panel clicks back into place on all four sides of the laptop.

  3. Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 1 of 2 Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement, RAM: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • There is a piece of plastic covering part of the RAM and the fan. You will need to remove this to get to the RAM.

    • You do not need to remove the battery for the replacement of RAM card.

  4. Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • There will be a silver square box next to the fan. Use a plastic spudger to pry the small tabs on the side that are holding the silver square on.

  5. Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo Legion Y520-15IKBN RAM Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • The RAM will now be exposed. There are two tabs holding each one of two RAM cards in place. They are on the sides of the RAM cards. Pull the tabs to release the cards.

    • When putting the RAM back together, there are lines on the end of the RAM cards that need to line up.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Hi, can i add any 8gb 2400mhz ddr4 kit bought online? or does it have to be a specific kind?

Thank you for the guide

Azim Hanif - Reply

Excellent guide, I’d just remind myself while the body is open its a good opportunity to use some compressed air [dust, crumbs etc.] and to always wear an anti static band when handling the inside of any electronic.

FritzDW - Reply

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