Introduction

You will be removing the back panel, disconecting the

battery and upgrading/replacing the RAM.

  1. Unscrew and take out 10, 1/5 cm screws.
    • Unscrew and take out 10, 1/5 cm screws.

    • Unscrew and take out 1, 1 inch screw.

    • I use a piece of tape sticky side up to place screws on, also I label it where they go.

  2. With the vents facing away from your body I find it easiest to start at the bottom right corner first and gently pry up the corner using a plastic tool.
    • With the vents facing away from your body I find it easiest to start at the bottom right corner first and gently pry up the corner using a plastic tool.

    • Then slide and pry the plastic tool to the left corner.

    • Then work on the sides.

    • Carefully lift up on the back panel.

    • The back will snap out of place but be careful and don't force it to hard.

    • Pull the battery cable out of it's connector. Gripping the wires in the middle gently wiggling the wires back and forth while pulling.

    • With the battery connector out.

    • Note the tabs on each side of the RAM holder,

    • With your fingers or the plastic tool gently move the tabs away from the RAM, the RAM should pop up when both sides or moved.

    • Grip the RAM by the sides and lift out.

Conclusion

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

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Corbin Schon

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Thank you for the guide! It helped me to feel sure about the disassemble.

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