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Introduction

You need to disconnect or replace the SSD from your Dell XPS 13 9380, this guide is for you!

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  1. Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and unplug it from the outlet. Use a Torx T5 driver to unscrew the eight screws securing the back panel. Use a spudger to pry up and loosen the back panel.
    • Before you begin, be sure to turn off your laptop and unplug it from the outlet.

    • Use a Torx T5 driver to unscrew the eight screws securing the back panel.

    • Use a spudger to pry up and loosen the back panel.

    • Lift the back panel up slightly from the non-hinged edge.

    • Pull the back panel away from the hinged edge, wiggling it back and forth to loosen the clips.

    • When the back panel clips are free, remove the back panel.

  2. Disconnect the cable from the battery by pulling the connector towards the battery. Pull parallel to the battery, not straight up.
    • Disconnect the cable from the battery by pulling the connector towards the battery.

    • Pull parallel to the battery, not straight up.

    • Remove the four screws (M2 x 2) securing the battery.

    • Remove the screw (M1.6 x 4) securing the battery.

    • Remove the battery from its recess.

  3. We removed or disconnected the battery to avoid any electrical discharge.
    • We removed or disconnected the battery to avoid any electrical discharge.

    • 1- Remove the screw (M2x3) that attaches the SSD and its protective frame to the motherboard.

    • 2- Slide the protective frame of the SSD disk slot protection frame and remove it from the SSD disk.

    • 3- Lift the SSD at an angle, then slide it and remove it from its housing.

Conclusion

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

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