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Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement

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  1. Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement, Back Case: step 1, image 1 of 3 Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement, Back Case: step 1, image 2 of 3 Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement, Back Case: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Power off the laptop and place it facedown on a non-scratching surface.

    • Remove the nine T5 screws fastening the back case.

  2. Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 3 Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 3 Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Slide a plastic opening tool underneath the back case near the screen hinges. Gently pry up on either side.

    • Slide the opening tool underneath the back case next to the middle screw hole at either side of the case. Gently pry up.

    • You may hear popping sounds as the tabs securing the case release. This is normal. If the case does not move, try prying at a different angle/position.

  3. Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back case by pulling up near the screen hinges and lifting diagonally away from the laptop.

    • Go slowly to avoid breaking any connecting tabs.

  4. Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement, Storage: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 4mm screw holding down the storage drive.

  5. Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 2 Lenovo Yoga 730-13IKB Storage Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Hold onto the back of the storage drive and slightly lift up.

    • Remove the drive by pulling back at a diagonal angle.

    • To install the storage drive, insert it into the connector at a slight downwards angle. The drive connector is keyed and will only go in one way.

Conclusion

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

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