HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 Disassembly

In this guide, I’ll disassemble HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1, I will remove the bottom case, SSD, battery, wireless card, heat sink and motherboard. Refer to this guide, you can upgrade and repair your EliteBook Folio 1020 G1.

Remove all screws securing the bottom case.

Pry up and remove the bottom case.

Here’s HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1’s bottom case.

When the bottom case was removed, you can get access to the internal components, including the battery, SSD, wireless card, heat sink and motherboard.

Remove all the screws securing the battery, disconnect the battery power cable from the motherboard.

HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 comes with a 34.9WH Li-polymer battery.

Remove one screw securing the SSD.

Samsung MZNTE256HMHP-000H1 256GB M.2 SSD, HP part number: 804216-001

Disconnect two antenna cables and remove one screw securing the wireless card.

The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 features an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (7265NGW) wireless card.
From the information on Intel website, the wireless card support for 802.11ac, 2 x 2 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
HP part number is 756749-001.

Because EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 is a fanless laptop, so the heat sink is very large.
Remove four screws, you can remove the heat sink.

SKhynix 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM was soldering on the motherboard, and its not providing spare RAM slot, so you can’t upgrade RAM.

EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 palm rest

EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 motherboard

The heat sink module

Intel® Core™ M-5Y51 processor (4M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)

SK hynix 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM

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