Question 1

Can you replace the SSD on Microsoft Surface Laptop 5?


Technically Yes! all Surface Laptop 5 models including 13-inch and 15-inch models come with a replaceable M.2 2230 rSSD (removable SSD). It allows you to easily swap or upgrade the SSD to a bigger and faster one in the future.

Surface Laptop 5 SSD Location

Question 2

How to replace the SSD on Microsoft Surface Laptop 5?


To remove or replace the SSD on Surface Laptop 5, do the following:

  1. Remove the laptop feet.
  2. Remove the screw under each laptop’s feet.
  3. Separate the keyboard from the base.
  4. You will see the SSD and M.2 slot right under the keyboard. From here, you can use a Torx screwdriver to remove the screw and remove the SSD.

For complete instructions to properly replace an SSD on your Surface Laptop 5, check the following repair video from Microsoft.

Surface Laptop 5 13.5”
Surface Laptop 5 13.5” image
Release: 2022
Display: 13.5 inch
Dimensions: 12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57”
Processor: Up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1265U vPro (10/12, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz)

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