Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the wifi card. As an extra precaution, the battery should be removed first before proceeding with the rest of the device.

Flip the laptop so that the back panel is facing up. Remove the ten 4.0mm T6 Torx screws from the back of the laptop.
  • Flip the laptop so that the back panel is facing up.

  • Remove the ten 4.0mm T6 Torx screws from the back of the laptop.

Gently lift the back cover off of the laptop.
  • Gently lift the back cover off of the laptop.

Push the black battery cable towards the battery to disconnect it. Push the black battery cable towards the battery to disconnect it.
  • Push the black battery cable towards the battery to disconnect it.

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Remove the six #0 3.8mm Phillips screws from the battery. Remove the six #0 3.8mm Phillips screws from the battery.
  • Remove the six #0 3.8mm Phillips screws from the battery.

Gently lift the battery out of the laptop chassis.
  • Gently lift the battery out of the laptop chassis.

Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the grey wire off the wifi card. Pry the black wire off the wifi card.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the grey wire off the wifi card.

  • Pry the black wire off the wifi card.

Remove the one #0 2.9mm Phillips screw from the base of the wifi card.
  • Remove the one #0 2.9mm Phillips screw from the base of the wifi card.

Gently lift and pull the wifi card out. Gently lift and pull the wifi card out.
  • Gently lift and pull the wifi card out.

Conclusion

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

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