Introduction

The SSD is what stores the operating system, program executables, and the personal files of every user. If the device is constantly displaying warnings about disk usage, replacing with a larger capacity module will allow for additional file storage.

Image 1/1: Remove the three #000 headed, 3 mm long screws located underneath the port cover.
  • Begin by popping open the HDMI/USB port cover on the left edge.

  • Remove the three #000 headed, 3 mm long screws located underneath the port cover.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Remove the two screws beneath the Micro SD card slot cover.
  • There are two #000 headed, 3 mm long screws under a similar cover covering the Micro SD slot on the top side of the device.

  • Remove the two screws beneath the Micro SD card slot cover.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Pull to remove the screen from the rest of the device. Image 2/2: Watch out for the front camera cable connected to the top middle of the device. The display ribbon cable should just slide out.
  • Attach the suction cup to the top right area of the screen.

  • Pull to remove the screen from the rest of the device.

  • Watch out for the front camera cable connected to the top middle of the device. The display ribbon cable should just slide out.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Locate the SSD on the right side of the device, above the battery and beneath the WiFi chip.
  • Unplug the battery connector located beside the fan.

  • Locate the SSD on the right side of the device, above the battery and beneath the WiFi chip.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #000 screws from the right edge of the SSD.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Pull the SSD towards the right and slightly up, removing it from the back assembly.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

2 other people completed this guide.

Alexander Bridges

Member since: 09/16/2015

1,094 Reputation

7 Guides authored

Team

IUPUI, Team 1-2, Harley Fall 2015 Member of IUPUI, Team 1-2, Harley Fall 2015

IUPUI-HARLEY-F15S1G2

4 Members

10 Guides authored

2 Comments

What kind of M2 Type? SSD is needed for replacement/upgrade?

Marius - Reply

OK, found the answer, it's mSATA, like the Samsung 840 EVO Series:

http://www.samsung.com/us/business/suppo...

Marius -

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 11

Past 30 Days: 74

All Time: 1,321