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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 SSD Replacement

What you need

  1. Lenovo ThinkPad T480 SSD Replacement, SSD: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Flip laptop over on its back.

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    • Push Clip 1 to the side. While holding Clip 2 to the side, push the battery out of the laptop.

  3. Lenovo ThinkPad T480 SSD Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove all Phillip-head screws shown.

    • The screws will not come out of the casing, so unscrew them all the way until they don’t go any higher.

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    • Pry up on the casing using a spudger or a flat-head screwdriver and remove the back.

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    • Pry up on the little metal bar on the connector and pull the connector out of its socket.

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    • Pry up on the left side of the SSD casing. Pull the casing to the left, and remove.

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    • Remove the following 4mm Phillip-head screws and remove the plate.

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    • Remove the 4mm Phillip-head screw and pull the SSD out of its socket.

Conclusion

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

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