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Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement

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  1. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Back Panel Assembly: step 1, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Back Panel Assembly: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the thirteen 6.0mm screws on the back panel using your Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  2. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Pry the back panel open with the plastic opening tool.

  3. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Battery: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 6.0mm screws securing the battery with your Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  4. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully pull out the battery wire connected to the battery port.

  5. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Slowly lift the battery to remove it from the Chromebook.

  6. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Trackpad: step 6, image 1 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Trackpad: step 6, image 2 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement, Trackpad: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Using a spudger, pry up the locking bar of the ZIF connector on the trackpad and remove the ribbon cable.

  7. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Peel off the clear plastic covering the screws.

    • Remove the five grey 2.5 mm screws securing the trackpad with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Remove another four silver 2.9mm Phillips #1 screws from the silver bracket atop the trackpad with your driver.

  8. Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Acer Chromebook C720-2827 Trackpad Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Lift up the silver bracket.

    • Remove the trackpad by lifting it up from the case.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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