Adjust position of the M.2 drive retainer

Use this information to adjust the position of the M.2 drive retainer on the M.2 adapter.

About this task

Attention:
Watch the procedure. A video of the installation and removal process is available:

Procedure

  1. Locate the M.2 retainer you are going to adjust position. If this retainer is securing an M.2 drive, remove the M.2 drive. See Remove an M.2 drive
  2. Select the correct keyhole that can accommodate the particular size of the M.2 drive you are installing.
  3. Adjust the position of the M.2 retainer.
    1. Press the sides of the retainer.
    2. Slide the retainer forward until it is in the large opening of the keyhole.
    3. Lift up the retainer from the M.2 backplane.
    4. Insert the retainer into the selected keyhole.
    5. Press the sides of the retainer.
    6. Slide the retainer backwards until it is seated in place.
    Figure 1. M.2 drive retainer position adjustment
    M.2 drive retainer position adjustment
After you finish