MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012 SSD Replacement
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Replace the SSD in your MacBook Pro 15" Retina Display Mid 2012.
- Author: Jake Devincenzi
- Difficulty: Moderate
Time for a storage upgrade? Possibly your SSD has become tired in its old age? Use this guide to replace the SSD.
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Remove the following pentalobe screws securing the lower case to the MacBook Pro:
Eight 3.0 mm
Two 2.3 mm
Lifting from the edge nearest the clutch cover, lift the lower case off the MacBook Pro.
Set the lower case aside.
Using the flat end of a spudger, gently pry the battery connector straight up out of its socket on the logic board.
Bend the battery cables back and out of the way, ensuring that the battery connector doesn't accidentally make contact with the logic board.