Introduction

If most keys on your keyboard are not working, this guide will help you replace the keyboard.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the device over and locate the battery.
  • Turn the device over and locate the battery.

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Place thumbs on each latch and push outwards. Place thumbs on each latch and push outwards.
  • Place thumbs on each latch and push outwards.

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Push and slide the battery away from you.
  • Push and slide the battery away from you.

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Locate the RAM compartment and the screw on the right hand side. Remove the cover. Locate the RAM compartment and the screw on the right hand side. Remove the cover. Locate the RAM compartment and the screw on the right hand side. Remove the cover.
  • Locate the RAM compartment and the screw on the right hand side. Remove the cover.

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Locate and remove the 2.5 mm x 5 mm screw on the upper right hand side of the compartment. Locate and remove the 2.5 mm x 5 mm screw on the upper right hand side of the compartment.
  • Locate and remove the 2.5 mm x 5 mm screw on the upper right hand side of the compartment.

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Turn the device around and open it up.
  • Turn the device around and open it up.

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Using your index finger, push down on the F1 and F7 keys. Using your index finger, push down on the F1 and F7 keys.
  • Using your index finger, push down on the F1 and F7 keys.

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Using your index finger, push down on the x icon and Home keys. Using your index finger, push down on the x icon and Home keys.
  • Using your index finger, push down on the x icon and Home keys.

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Locate the keyboard lining (between the black and silver). Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up. Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up.
  • Locate the keyboard lining (between the black and silver).

  • Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the F1 and F7 keys and pull up.

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Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the x icon and Home keys and pull up. Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the x icon and Home keys and pull up.
  • Place your spudger between the keyboard lining behind the x icon and Home keys and pull up.

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Carefully pull and turn the keyboard over. Carefully pull and turn the keyboard over.
  • Carefully pull and turn the keyboard over.

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Lift the black lever. Lift the black lever.
  • Lift the black lever.

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Remove the keyboard cable Remove the keyboard cable
  • Remove the keyboard cable

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Conclusion

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

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