Introduction

A damaged hard drive or simply needing to upgrade the storage capacity. This is a guide to remove the hard drive for replacing.

Parts

No parts required.

Unlock the battery by sliding the lock upwards.
  • Unlock the battery by sliding the lock upwards.

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Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove. Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove.
  • Slide the release upwards and lift out the battery to remove.

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Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 2 6.5mm screws around the hard drive case.
  • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 2 6.5mm screws around the hard drive case.

  • The screws are attached to the hard drive case.

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Gently remove the hard drive case to expose the actual hard drive.
  • Gently remove the hard drive case to expose the actual hard drive.

  • Be sure that the two screws are completely unscrewed before removing to not damage any of the parts.

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To remove the hard drive, slide the hard drive forward and lift up. The hard drive should come out easily with little to no resistance.
  • To remove the hard drive, slide the hard drive forward and lift up.

  • The hard drive should come out easily with little to no resistance.

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Conclusion

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

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