Introduction

The mouse pad often suffers the most wear and tear from daily use. If the mouse pad becomes frozen or non responsive, it can be replaced using this guide.

Remove back cover of the computer, by using the #1 Philips screwdriver to remove the eleven, 3mm screws around the back cover. Using the spudger, gently pry the cover away.  NOTE It may be easiest to start prying from the back point where the computer folds.
  • Remove back cover of the computer, by using the #1 Philips screwdriver to remove the eleven, 3mm screws around the back cover.

  • Using the spudger, gently pry the cover away.

  • NOTE It may be easiest to start prying from the back point where the computer folds.

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The battery must be removed to access the mouse pad. To remove the battery, undo the two, 2mm screws located on each side. Once all four screws are removed, unplug the battery connection cable by hand to disconnect the battery from the motherboard. To remove the battery, lift up on one side to get you fingers underneath and lift away.
  • The battery must be removed to access the mouse pad. To remove the battery, undo the two, 2mm screws located on each side.

  • Once all four screws are removed, unplug the battery connection cable by hand to disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

  • To remove the battery, lift up on one side to get you fingers underneath and lift away.

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Remove the six 2mm screws located around the maouse pad cover. Using either fingernails or tweezers, lift the black cover on the ribbon cable and pull the cable loose from he motherboard. Once the ribbon cable is disconnected lift up on the back cove to remove it and expose the mouse pad.
  • Remove the six 2mm screws located around the maouse pad cover.

  • Using either fingernails or tweezers, lift the black cover on the ribbon cable and pull the cable loose from he motherboard.

  • Once the ribbon cable is disconnected lift up on the back cove to remove it and expose the mouse pad.

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Now that the mouse pad is exposed, lift the assembly to remove the mouse pad.
  • Now that the mouse pad is exposed, lift the assembly to remove the mouse pad.

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Conclusion

Congratulations! You have successfully removed the mouse pad on your Dell Chromebook 13-7310. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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