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Introduction

Use this guide to upgrade the two RAM sticks in your iMac for an instant increase in speed.

Tools

Parts

  1. Loosen the two Phillips screws securing the access door to your iMac. Both screws remain captive within the access door.
    • Loosen the two Phillips screws securing the access door to your iMac.

    • Both screws remain captive within the access door.

    • Remove the access door.

  2. Pull both RAM arms away from the iMac to release both RAM modules from their sockets.
    • Pull both RAM arms away from the iMac to release both RAM modules from their sockets.

  3. Pull both RAM modules out of their slots.
    • Pull both RAM modules out of their slots.

    • During reinstallation, make sure both RAM arms are fully rotated outward before inserting the RAM modules. Use your thumbs to seat the new RAM modules into their sockets and then press the RAM arms back into the iMac.

    • It is normal to encounter a fair amount of resistance when pushing the RAM arms back into the iMac.

Conclusion

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

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