Changing M.2 SATA SSD to 2.5" SATA

Feb 2, 2020 1:13AM PST

Hi guys!
I bought a new 2.5" SATA SSD for my laptop that has currently an M.2 SATA (pictures shown below) with converter. How can I install my new SSD (regular 2.5") into the laptop?
I bought this because I didn't know that it has an M.2 in it until disassembling it btw :/
Picture 1, picture 2

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Feb 2, 2020 3:34AM PST

Return it (or sell it, if returning isn't possible) and buy what you need.

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First of all what's in the 2.5"
Feb 3, 2020 11:48AM PST

slot or does it even have one? There is no reason to replace the m.2. Now if the M.2 is the only drive then you have to replace it.

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Feb 3, 2020 12:37PM PST

It had no 2.5" slot unfortunatly

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I wish folk could share the make and model.
Feb 3, 2020 1:27PM PST

I have used some neat ODD drive tray adapters to fit 2.5 inch drives into laptops that need more storage but not the optical disc drive. Also in some we can swap in the ODD when needed.

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Feb 3, 2020 12:37PM PST

I could return it and the seller changed to a compatible one.

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