Introduction

Upgrade your RAM for an instant increase in speed!

Before you work on the computer, unplug the computer and press the power button for 20-30 seconds to drain the stored energy in the power supply.
  • Before you work on the computer, unplug the computer and press the power button for 20-30 seconds to drain the stored energy in the power supply.

  • Loosen the two Phillips screws securing the access door to your iMac.

  • These screws are captive in the access door.

Remove the access door from your iMac.
  • Remove the access door from your iMac.

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Insert your fingers into the two RAM arms and pull both arms toward yourself to eject the RAM chip.
  • Insert your fingers into the two RAM arms and pull both arms toward yourself to eject the RAM chip.

Slide the RAM chip straight out of its socket.
  • Slide the RAM chip straight out of its socket.

  • Make sure both RAM arms are fully rotated outward before reinstalling your RAM chip.

Conclusion

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

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