Introduction

Upgrade your RAM for an instant increase in speed.

  1. Orient the iMac face-side down on a table with the bottom edge facing yourself.
    • Orient the iMac face-side down on a table with the bottom edge facing yourself.

    • Remove the two Phillips screws securing the access door to the bottom grille of your iMac.

    • The screws are captive in the access door.

    • Before beginning the repair, unplug the computer and press and hold the power switch for 20-30 seconds, to discharge internal capacitors.

  2. Remove the access door.
    • Remove the access door.

    • 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.

    • 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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