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Upgrade your RAM for a noticeable increase in speed.

Image 1/1: Three 14.4 mm Phillips screws
  • Remove the following ten screws:

    • Three 14.4 mm Phillips screws

    • Three 3.5 mm Phillips screws

    • Four 3.5 mm shouldered Phillips screws

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Image 1/2: Remove the lower case. Image 2/2: Remove the lower case.
  • Use your fingers to pry the lower case away from the body of the MacBook near the vent.

  • Remove the lower case.

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Image 1/2: It is useful to pry upward on both short sides of the connector to "walk" it out of its socket. Image 2/2: It is useful to pry upward on both short sides of the connector to "walk" it out of its socket.
  • Use the edge of a spudger to pry the battery connector upwards from its socket on the logic board.

  • It is useful to pry upward on both short sides of the connector to "walk" it out of its socket.

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  • Bend the battery cable slightly away from its socket on the logic board so it does not accidentally connect itself while you work.

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Image 1/2: The RAM module should "pop" up slightly from its socket. Image 2/2: The RAM module should "pop" up slightly from its socket.
  • Pull the two RAM retaining arms away from the center of the RAM module.

  • The RAM module should "pop" up slightly from its socket.

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Image 1/1: Repeat this process to remove the second RAM module.
  • Pull the RAM module out of its socket.

  • Repeat this process to remove the second RAM module.

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Conclusion

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

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