Introduction

Use this guide to replace or upgrade your RAM chips.

  1. Lay your iMac front side down on a table with the lower edge facing yourself.
    • Lay your iMac front side down on a table with the lower edge facing yourself.

    • Loosen the single Phillips screw in the center of the access door.

    • This screw is captive in the access door.

    • Remove the access door from your iMac.

  2. Use the sharp end of a spudger to pull the black plastic RAM tabs out of the memory bay.
    • Use the sharp end of a spudger to pull the black plastic RAM tabs out of the memory bay.

    • Pull the black plastic RAM tab away from your iMac to eject the RAM chip.

    • Grab the RAM chip by its edges and pull it straight out of its slot.

    • If two RAM chips are installed, repeat this process for the other chip.

Conclusion

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

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