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Remove all cables and devices connected to your console. Wait a while for your console to cool down.
Place your console on a flat surface with a clean protective covering. Remove the base and position the console so that the logo is facing down, with the power button facing away from you.
Grip the bottom-right and top-left corners of the cover.
Locate the rectangular expansion slot cover. Remove the screw, and then remove the cover.
Carefully remove the SSD screw in the slot and lift up the spacer.
Move the spacer to the groove marked "80".
Carefully insert Game Drive M.2 into the expansion connector until it is firmly seated in the slot.
Ensure that Game Drive M.2 is flush with the spacer. Fasten Game Drive M.2 to the spacer with the SSD screw.
Attach the expansion slot cover and fasten the screw.
Position the cover slightly away from the top edge of the console and slide it back into place. You'll hear a click when the cover is secured.
Reattach the base and connect the AC power cord and cables.
Turn on the power. If your Game Drive M.2 has never been used on a console, you should see instructions for formatting it.