Introduction

RAM giving you any trouble? Follow along while we show you how to get it replaced! All you need is your iFixit Toolkit.

  1. Flip the laptop up side down as shown in the photo.
    • Flip the laptop up side down as shown in the photo.

  2. Remove the 8 0.2mm Phillips screws connecting the back cover to the laptop. Remove the 8 0.2mm Phillips screws connecting the back cover to the laptop.
    • Remove the 8 0.2mm Phillips screws connecting the back cover to the laptop.

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  4. Remove the back cover using the opening tools.
    • Remove the back cover using the opening tools.

    • Gently use the plastic opening tools to prevent scratching your device.

  5. Remove the RAM stick by carefully popping its holders out of place. Remove the RAM stick by carefully popping its holders out of place.
    • Remove the RAM stick by carefully popping its holders out of place.

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

Does this Thinkpad really have only one RAM slot? Or is there another one on the back of the board (i.e. under the keyboard)?

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