Introduction

This guide will help you remove and upgrade your RAM to make your Samsung Chromebook XE550C22 run smoother.

Turn the power off before beginning this step. Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop. Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop.
  • Turn the power off before beginning this step.

  • Using the spudger, remove the four 1/2 inch skid pads from the back of the laptop.

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Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver. Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the eight 7mm screws using the J0 Screwdriver.

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Starting at the center front of the laptop, insert the metal spudger between the keyboard panel and the bottom panel, separating the bottom panel from the laptop. Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets. Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets.
  • Starting at the center front of the laptop, insert the metal spudger between the keyboard panel and the bottom panel, separating the bottom panel from the laptop.

  • Continue prying around the sides to release more brackets.

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After deconnecting all the brackets, pull the back panel away from the laptop. Note: The back panel has some flex to it, don't be afraid to use some force.
  • After deconnecting all the brackets, pull the back panel away from the laptop.

  • Note: The back panel has some flex to it, don't be afraid to use some force.

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Remove the four 3mm screws holding the battery with the J0 screwdriver. Remove the four 3mm screws holding the battery with the J0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 3mm screws holding the battery with the J0 screwdriver.

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Lift the battery up at an angle to disconnect the battery from the motherboard, then pull it away from the laptop. Do not lift the battery straight up. This will damage the battery's connectors.
  • Lift the battery up at an angle to disconnect the battery from the motherboard, then pull it away from the laptop.

  • Do not lift the battery straight up. This will damage the battery's connectors.

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Locate the RAM on the middle right side of the Chromebook.
  • Locate the RAM on the middle right side of the Chromebook.

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Using your fingers, separate the silver clips that are holding the RAM in place on each side. The RAM will "pop-up" on its own after separating clips.
  • Using your fingers, separate the silver clips that are holding the RAM in place on each side.

  • The RAM will "pop-up" on its own after separating clips.

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Pull the RAM away from the Chromebook. Pull the RAM away from the Chromebook.
  • Pull the RAM away from the Chromebook.

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Conclusion

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

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