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This guide will walk you through the process of replacing a dying or dead Wi-fi card in an Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53-55G9. If you have connectivity issues with your computer, they may be alleviated by installing a new Wi-fi card.

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  1. Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53-55G9 Wi-Fi Card Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 1, image 1 of 2 Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53-55G9 Wi-Fi Card Replacement, Wi-Fi Card: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the laptop upside down so that the bottom is facing up.

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    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 9mm screw in the bottom left corner of the RAM tray covering.

    • Remove the RAM tray cover by prying it up with a plastic opening tool.

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    • Remove the screw on the Hard Drive tray with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • Lift up the tray covering using a plastic opening tool.

  4. Acer Nitro 5 AN515-53-55G9 Wi-Fi Card Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the fourteen 9mm screws holding the back cover in place.

    • Remove the hard drive (if applicable) from the slot prior to removing the back cover.

    • This device didn't have a hard drive so your device may look different.

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    • Carefully remove the back shell from the device by prying at the creases with a spudger around all the edges.

    • Do not forcefully try to separate the shell as you may cause harm to the shell.

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    • Lift the back cover off once all the clips have been disengaged.

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    • Using your fingers, disconnect the white and black cables connected to the left side of the Wi-fi card.

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    • Remove the screw holding down the Wi-Fi card with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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    • Slide the Wi-Fi card out from its port.

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

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