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Dell Precision 7530 Solid State Drive Installation Guide

Installing the solid state drive

  1. Follow the procedure in Before working inside your computer .
  2. Remove the SD card:
    1. Press the SD card in to release it from the system.
    2. Remove the SD card out of the system.Removing SD card
  3. Remove the base cover:
    1. Loosen the 7 captive screws that secure the base cover to the system [1].
    2. Pry open the base cover starting from the two recess point at the top edge of the system [2].
    3. Pry around the edges of the base cover [3].
    4. Remove the base cover from the system [4].Removal of base cover
  4. Remove the 6-cell battery:
    1. Disconnect the battery cable from the connector on the system board [1].
    2. Remove the 3 (M2.5x3.0) screws that secure the battery to the system [2].
    3. Remove the battery away from the system [3].Removal of 6 cell battery
  5. Remove the 4-cell battery:
    1. Disconnect the battery cable from the connector on the system board [1].
    2. Remove the 2 (M2.5x3.0) screws that secure the battery to the system [2].
    3. Remove the battery away from the system [3].Removal of 4 cell battery
  6. To install the M.2 SSD module (Slot 4):
    1. Place the M.2 SSD into its slot in the system [1].
    2. Fasten the single (M2.0x3.0) screw to secure the M.2 SSD to the system board [2].
    3. Place the thermal plate above the M.2 SSD module [3].
    4. Fasten the single (M2.0x3.0) screw to secure the thermal plate to the M.2 SSD [4].
      • NOTE: Repeat the above steps to install the M.2 SSD card in Slot 3 and Slot 5.
      Installing M.2 SSD (Slot 4)Installing M.2 SSD (Slot 3)Installing M.2 SSD (Slot 5)
  7. Install the 4-cell battery:
    1. Place the battery onto its slot in the system [1].
    2. Replace the 2 (M2.5x3.0) screws to secure the battery to the system [2].
    3. Connect the battery cable to the connector in the system board [3]. Installing 4 cell battery
  8. Install the 6-cell battery:
    1. Place the battery onto its slot in the system [1].
    2. Replace the 3 (M2.5x3.0) screws to secure the battery to the system [2].
    3. Connect the battery cable to the connector in the system board [3]. Installing of 6-cell battery
  9. Install the base cover:
    1. Slide the base cover into its slot until it clicks into place [1, 2].
    2. Tighten the captive screws to secure the base cover to the system [3].Installing the base cover
  10. Install the SD card:
    1. Slide the SD card into its slot until it clicks into place. Installing SD card
  11. Follow the procedure in After working inside your computer .

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