Introduction

Use this guide to replace or upgrade your RAM chips.

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 PH#2 in the center of the access door.

  • This screw is captive in the access door.

  • Remove the access door from your iMac.

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Use the sharp end of a spudger to pull the black plastic RAM tabs out of the memory bay. Formatting help Pull the black plastic RAM tab away from your iMac to eject the RAM chip.
  • Use the sharp end of a spudger to pull the black plastic RAM tabs out of the memory bay. Formatting help

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

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

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Conclusion

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

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