Introduction

Use this guide to replace the SSD in your Lenovo Yoga 3 11.

Image 1/1: Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.
  • Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.

  • Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.

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Image 1/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws. Image 2/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws. Image 3/3: There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.
  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery.

  • There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the battery connector.

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Image 1/2: Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers. Image 2/2: Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the speaker cable.

  • Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.

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  • Carefully remove the battery from the device.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-size of the trackpad ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and the cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the keyboard ribbon cable from the motherboard ZIF connector. Gently lift up the white tab, and the cable should come free.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the motherboard-side of the SD board ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab, and then ribbon cable should come free from the ZIF connector.

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  • Use the tweezers to unplug the USB port from the motherboard by gently lifting the white connector up from the black motherboard connector.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry up the screen cable from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the SSD up and out of the device. Image 2/2: Gently lift the SSD up and out of the device.
  • Remove the single 2 mm Phillips #00 screw securing the SSD.

  • Gently lift the SSD up and out of the device.

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Conclusion

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

Geoff Wacker

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4 Comments

Perché non posso passare direttamente dallo step 2 allo step 11 ?

Keyman - Reply

Same(ish) question as Keyman: why not steps 1, possibly 3, then 11? Why disconnect everything if the SSD is fully exposed when the bottom comes off?

ifaxit - Reply

Basta infatti scollegare la batteria per evitare eventuali ritorni di massa prima di sostituire l'ssd

IRREAL - Reply

he thought that was ram and drilled further to find the ssd perhaps.

furterers - Reply

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