How to Do Galaxy Book2 SSD Upgrade with One or Two Slots

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Book2 laptop and want to upgrade SSD in it, read this article to get a full guide.

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By Lily Updated on March 28, 2023

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Can you upgrade the SSD in a Galaxy Book2?

Samsung Galaxy Book2 offers a performance lift without the bulk. It features a long-lasting battery and a charger to keep your device up and running. How about the storage? Well, Galaxy Book2 SSD slots vary by model.

Model Number

Internal Storage

Slots

NP550XED-KA3HK

256 GB NVMe SSD

1 SSD slot, 1 HDD slot

NP750XED-KC1IN

512 GB NVMe SSD

2 SSD slots

NP930XED-KA1US

512 GB NVMe SSD

1 SSD slot

Galaxy Book2

As you see, you can upgrade the SSD in a Galaxy Book2 in two ways: replace the original SSD or add another SSD. Here comes a question: how to transfer OS and data from the old SSD to the new SSD in Galaxy Book2? Professional SSD cloning software is needed.

Best SSD cloning software for Windows PC

Speaking SSD cloning software designed for Windows PC, you can’t miss AOMEI Backupper Professional. It supports nearly all SSD brands, such as Samsung, Crucial, WD, Intel, Seagate, etc. Following are its main features in regard to clone:

  • Support Disk Clone, Partition Clone and System Clone. It allows you to clone entire disk, specific partition or clone only OS as you like.
  • Support live clone. The clone process can be done while you are working on your computer as normal.
  • Clone hard drives of different sizes. You can clone large HDD to smaller SSD or clone SSD to larger SSD, etc.
  • Boost performance of SSD disk. It is able to accelerate the reading and writing speed of an SSD disk as well as prolong its lifespan with the "SSD Alignment" feature.

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Galaxy Book2 SSD upgrade with two slots

If your Galaxy Book2 comes with two SSD slots, you can transfer everything from the old SSD to the new SSD via the clone feature directly.

🌟 Preparations

  • Remove the rubber feet and open the back cover. Then, find the extra SSD slot and install the new SSD there.
  • Backup files on the target SSD if there is any data.

🌟 Steps to clone Galaxy Book2 SSD to another SSD

Step 1. Install and run AOMEI Backupper. Then click Clone and select Disk Clone.

Disk Clone

Step 2. On the Source Disk page, select the original SSD on your Galaxy Book2 and click Next.

Source Disk

Step 3. On the Destination Disk page, select the newly installed SSD and click Next.

Destination Disk

Step 4. Check SSD Alignment to optimize the destination SSD performance. Then click Start Clone to begin SSD clone.

Start Clone

Step 5. Change boot order in BIOS to boot Galaxy Book2 from the cloned SSD.

Boot Order

Note: If the new SSD works fine after a period of time, you can wipe the old SSD for reuse.

Samsung Galaxy Book2 SSD upgrade with only one slot

If your Samsung Galaxy Book2 comes with only one slot, you can transfer OS and data via the backup and restore method. This method involves more steps than the clone method.

🌟 Preparations

  • Create a bootable USB drive to boot your laptop after removing the old SSD.
  • Create a disk image of the old NVMe SSD. Save the disk image on a network share or another storage device.
  • Remove the old NVMe SSD and install the new NVMe SSD there.

🌟 Steps to restore Galaxy Book2 SSD to another SSD

Step 1. Connect the bootable USB drive to Samsung Galaxy Book2. If you have saved the disk image to an external drive, connect it as well.

Step 2. Enter into BIOS and set the USB device as the first boot option. AOMEI Backupper will load automatically after your laptop boots up.

Step 3. (Optional) If the new NVMe SSD is not empty, click Backup > File Backup to backup files on it now, because the destination disk will be overwritten during the restoration process.

File Backup

Step 4. Click Restore > Select Image File and navigate to the disk image you created before.

Select Image File

Step 5. Select Restore the entire disk, click on the disk and click Next.

Restore Entire Disk

Step 6. Select the new SSD as the restoration destination and click Next.

Select New NVMe SSD

Step 7. In the Operation Summary page, preview the operation to be executed. Then, tick SSD Alignment to improve the read/write speed of the destination SSD and click Start Restore to begin data transfer from the old NVMe SSD to the new NVMe SSD.

Start Restore

Step 8. After the restoration process is finished, remove the bootable USB drive and restart your laptop from the new SSD. You may need to change boot order in BIOS to boot from it.

Verdict

With the help of the best SSD cloning software AOMEI Backupper, you can easily finish Galaxy Book2 SSD upgrade. Whether your laptop comes with one or two SSD slots, you can find a way to transfer OS and data, thus avoiding OS reinstallation. These methods also apply to Samsung Galaxy Book Pro SSD upgrade. Besides, AOMEI Backupper is powerful Outlook backup software which enables you to backup Outlook contacts to Gmail. Why not give it a shot?

Lily
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Lily Green joined AOMEI in 2018 and has since become a professional in the areas of data protection and data transfer. She is committed to helping users protect their precious computer data and troubleshoot Windows system errors. She consistently stays vigilant about the latest trends in technology, guaranteeing that the given information aligned with the ongoing advancements in the field.