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HP Pavilion X360 disassembly and RAM, HDD upgrade options

In this post, you will learn how to take apart an HP Pavilion X360 notebook. You will know how to remove, replace the hard drive, battery, keyboard, RAM module, cooling fan, speakers, wireless card, palm rest and motherboard of HP Pavilion X360 notebook.

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Remove all visible screws on the bottom case.

Remove the rubber mat with a screwdriver. You can see the hidden screws.
Unscrew all the screws.

Pry up and remove the bottom case.
Be careful, the USB board cable still connecting to the motherboard.

When the bottom case removed, you can get access to the internal components, including battery, hard drive, speaker, wireless card, CMOS battery, RAM, heat sink, cooling fan and motherboard.

Remove all screws securing the battery.
Disconnect the battery connector from the motherboard. You can remove the battery.

The laptop comes with a 7.6V, 29wh Li-ion battery. HP model: 751681-421.

Remove all screws securing the hard drive and disconnect the SATA cable from the motherboard.

HP Pavilion X360 features a Western Digital 500GB hard drive, HP model: 726835-0001.

Remove four screws securing the speaker modules (left and right).
Disconnect two speaker cables from the motherboard.
You can remove the speaker modules.

Here’s speaker module.

Separate the clips.

The memory module will pop up.

It comes with an SK Hynix 4GB DDR3L-1600MHz RAM, HP P/N: 591740-005.

Remove two screws and unplug two wireless cables, you can remove the wireless card.

HP Pavilion X360 wireless card, HP P/N: 733475-005.

Remove all the screws securing the cooling fan and heat sink.

The cooling fan coming from SUNON

In the next step, I will remove the motherboard.

Remove all cables connecting to the motherboard.

Remove all screws securing the motherboard.

HP Pavilion X360 motherboard

Now you can access the touchpad and keyboard.

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19 Comments

  1. my lap when i press the power button the caps lock starts to flash an the lap didn’t start i disassembled it totally so what i can do next ????

  2. This only shows the 11-inch model of the x360 laptops. The 13-inch and 15-inch have a different hinge design. This also results in a totally different dissassembly guide because with those models, the bottom doesn’t come off like in the 11-inch models – it is the keyboard side that comes off as the bottom stays put (it is all one piece on the bottom, and everything “bolts” to it).

    Please make a guide for the 13 and 15 inch models!!

  3. Hi David

    thanks for the guide. I would like to know if HP Pavilion 13 x360 S150SA model would allow a normal Drive to be fitted inside . it has by default an 128GB m.2 card which makes me believe it still has a empty slot for a 2.5 ” drive (hdd/SSD).

    thanks

  4. hi Bavi,

    Can I upgrade my HP Pavillion X360 (13″ touchdisplay laptop) memory with this Kingston model?
    8gb Ddr3l 1600mhz 1,35v Low Voltage Kingston Sodimm
    Model: KVR16LS11/8
    – Type: 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM
    – Capacity: 8GB
    – Speed: DDR3L 1600 (PC3 12800)
    – Cas Latency: 11
    – Voltage: 1.35V

  5. I was unable to install my wireless network after I formatted my hp laptops 13 x360, my Bluetooth is installed but cannot detect any Bluetooth device. Please kindly assists.

      1. I have tried to install it, only Bluetooth can b installed but the network was not installed. when i opened it, I saw the wireless card was Qualcomm and the board is Intel which I am suggesting might be incompatible. pls can this be the problem?

  6. hey, would i be able to replace the 1.60GHz processor in my x360 convertible with maybe a 3.1 or 3.3 GHz processor without the laptop having a meltdown?

    1. Mine has a 1T, so you should have no problem and if you upgrade your RAM to 8Gb and your processor to 3.1 or 3.3 GHz, you should be rockin.

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