Introduction

Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 key board removing and replace the keyboard .

Turn over laptop .Remove battery from laptop by pushing the two tabs are highlighted in blue.  Place the battery off to the side. Turn over laptop .Remove battery from laptop by pushing the two tabs are highlighted in blue.  Place the battery off to the side. Turn over laptop .Remove battery from laptop by pushing the two tabs are highlighted in blue.  Place the battery off to the side.
  • Turn over laptop .Remove battery from laptop by pushing the two tabs are highlighted in blue. Place the battery off to the side.

Remove the 3 screws highlighted in red that secure the keyboard to the case using the screwdriver with largest phillips head in the box. Make Remove the 3 screws highlighted in red that secure the keyboard to the case using the screwdriver with largest phillips head in the box. Make Remove the 3 screws highlighted in red that secure the keyboard to the case using the screwdriver with largest phillips head in the box. Make
  • Remove the 3 screws highlighted in red that secure the keyboard to the case using the screwdriver with largest phillips head in the box. Make

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Turn the device right side up and open the device to view the keyboard. Remove the keyboard away from the case ,using a plastic spudger if necessary. The keyboard will still be attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.
  • Turn the device right side up and open the device to view the keyboard.

  • Remove the keyboard away from the case ,using a plastic spudger if necessary.

  • The keyboard will still be attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

Replace the new keyboard with plastic spudger. The keyboard will have to be attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable. Snapped the keyboard back in place.
  • Replace the new keyboard with plastic spudger.

  • The keyboard will have to be attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

  • Snapped the keyboard back in place.

Flip over the laptop Put the screws back in laptop Put the screws back in laptop
  • Flip over the laptop

  • Put the screws back in laptop

Place the battery and lock it into place Place the battery and lock it into place
  • Place the battery and lock it into place

Conclusion

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

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