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All data in MacBook Pro and other computers is stored on internal storage, in this case an SSD, a fast, energy-efficient hard drive. Occasionally, this drive fails and needs to be replaced with a new one.
To avoid problems and hardware conflicts, we highly recommend buying genuine MacBook Pro accessories, the wide range of them is available at Appleparts.io.
In this article, we will explain in detail how to replace the SSD in your MacBook Pro 15 Retina Display Mid 2015 yourself, and which tools and accessories you will need to do so.
To replace the SSD you will need:
The process of replacing an SSD is not complicated, but the instructions must be followed. You should also follow the guidelines so that during the replacement process nothing is damaged and the device will operate reliably after the upgrade.
Below is the description of the process of a MacBook Pro Retina 15 SSD replacement
It is recommended that you back up the drive or create a bootable disc before replacing it. This is required for installing the operating system and transferring data to the new device.
After upgrading, it is best to install macOS 10.14 Mojave so that you don't have to search for and install a driver for the new SSD separately. Older versions of macOS do not have built-in SSD drivers.
To access the drive, you must remove the back cover first:
There must not be energy supply to the unit for your further work:
To remove the old SSD:
The last step in MacBook Pro 15 Retina Display Mid 2015 SSD replacement. Once the new drive has been installed, proceed in the reverse order to reassemble the unit. When installing the back cover, ensure that the pins and clamps in the battery area are aligned. To put the cover back in place, press lightly in the center and snap it onto the clips.
When upgrading or repairing your Apple products, original spare parts and accessories must be used. This is the only way to ensure full compatibility and 100% performance compliance. It is recommended to buy the necessary parts from a reputable and certified retailer.
You will find a large range of MacBook Pro genuine parts in the Appleparts.io online shop. The company offers a variety of parts at competitive prices. Delivery takes from 1 to 7 days, depending on the distance to the addressee.