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Introduction

Accessing the RAM in this computer is straightforward and requires minimal disassembly.

Tools

Parts

Remove the following 10 screws securing the lower case to the MacBook Pro 13" Unibody:
  • Remove the following 10 screws securing the lower case to the MacBook Pro 13" Unibody:

    • Seven 3 mm Phillips screws.

    • Three 13.5 mm Phillips screws.

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Slightly lift the lower case and push it toward the rear of the computer to free the mounting tabs.
  • Slightly lift the lower case and push it toward the rear of the computer to free the mounting tabs.

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For precautionary purposes, we advise that you disconnect the battery connector from the logic board to avoid any electrical discharge. This step is optional and is not required.
  • For precautionary purposes, we advise that you disconnect the battery connector from the logic board to avoid any electrical discharge. This step is optional and is not required.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to lift the battery connector up out of its socket on the logic board.

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Release the tabs on each side of the module by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the RAM.
  • Release the tabs on each side of the module by simultaneously pushing each tab away from the RAM.

  • These tabs lock the module in place and releasing them will cause the module to "pop" up.

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After the RAM module has popped up, pull it straight out of its socket.
  • After the RAM module has popped up, pull it straight out of its socket.

  • Repeat this process if a second RAM module is installed.

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Conclusion

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

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