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Replacing keyboard -T24 screwdriver?

OK - so I have taken apart my macbook to replace the keyboard, and I realized I needed a T2 screwdriver, and have ordered one. Does anyone know why there is a T24 sticker on there as well? after an hour searching, I realized that bit doesn't exist. Will just a T2 handle all those crazy screws??

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I don't remember ever using a T2 bit on any Mac. Would you tell us what you are doing?


Like I said, replacing my keyboard. I def. need the T2 to remove all the screws.


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If the screws are all the same size, yeah, your T2 should be fine, as it will only truly fit T2 screws. You should be able to visibly see a rather large difference in size between a T2 and T24 screw. If you see two screw sizes, you need two screwdriver sizes.

However, I also don't remember having to deal with this for keyboard plate swaps on Macbooks, but I can't remember if I've worked on your specific model or not. Are you talking about the PH000 screws in some models? There's about 70 of them.

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Yes those are PH000 screws!


@mayer ahh yes...the tiny phillips

In that case, @macgeek you'll need the right screwdriver so you don't risk stripping the screw heads. Try this set on Amazon (link below) as it has many other useful screwdrivers if you're an Apple fan, and it's nearly identical to a set I have which has served well.


I us a small Black & Decker electric screwdriver to remove these. I can usually get about 97% with it and use a high quality screwdriver on the rest


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