Remove an M.2 drive from the M.2 backplane
Use this procedure to remove an M.2 drive from the M.2 backplane.
With M.2 backplane removed, complete the following steps to remove an M.2 drive from the M.2 backplane:
- Press both sides of the retainer and slide it backward to loosen the M.2 drive from the M.2 backplane.Figure 1. M.2 drive removalNoteIf your M.2 backplane has two M.2 drives, they will both release outward when you slide the retainer backward.
- Remove the M.2 drive by rotating it away from the M.2 backplane and pulling away from the connector at an angle (approximately 30 degrees).
If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.