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Introduction

If your entire keyboard is faulty, you can easily and quickly replace it yourself. The only tool needed to replace your keyboard is your blue prying tool.

Image 1/3: Disconnect the charging cable if applicable. Image 2/3: Push the two locking mechanisms away from the center of the device and slowly remove the battery. Image 3/3: Push the two locking mechanisms away from the center of the device and slowly remove the battery.
  • Turn off the device.

  • Disconnect the charging cable if applicable.

  • Push the two locking mechanisms away from the center of the device and slowly remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Use your hand to gently pull the keyboard away from the laptop. Image 2/3: Use your hand to gently pull the keyboard away from the laptop. Image 3/3: Use your hand to gently pull the keyboard away from the laptop.
  • Insert the blue prying tool into each of the five tabs at the top of your keyboard, moving from the outer edge inward. Use the blue prying tool to separate the keyboard from the palm rest.

  • Use your hand to gently pull the keyboard away from the laptop.

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Image 1/2: The base of the keyboard will be tethered to the device by a piece of silver cable ribbon. Tearing this piece away from the keyboard quickly can damage the device. Image 2/2: Use your fingers to gently disconnect the silver cable ribbon from the palm rest.
  • As the keyboard comes loose, gently lift the board up so the bottom is exposed

  • The base of the keyboard will be tethered to the device by a piece of silver cable ribbon. Tearing this piece away from the keyboard quickly can damage the device.

  • Use your fingers to gently disconnect the silver cable ribbon from the palm rest.

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Conclusion

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

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