Introduction

By following the steps in this guide one should be able to replace the trackpad on your device (Dell Inspiron 7568)

Unscrew & remove the ten 7mm screws (using a ph1 screwdriver) holding the bottom cover Remove the bottom cover
  • Unscrew & remove the ten 7mm screws (using a ph1 screwdriver) holding the bottom cover

  • Remove the bottom cover

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Unscrew & remove the four 3mm screws (using the ph1 screwdriver bit) holding the battery Unhinge the connector cable to the battery
  • Unscrew & remove the four 3mm screws (using the ph1 screwdriver bit) holding the battery

  • Unhinge the connector cable to the battery

  • Remove the battery

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Unplug the speaker cable and remove the speakers Unplug the speaker cable and remove the speakers
  • Unplug the speaker cable and remove the speakers

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Unscrew & remove the two 3mm screws (using a ph1 screwdriver bit) holding the touchpad bracket Remove the touchpad bracket
  • Unscrew & remove the two 3mm screws (using a ph1 screwdriver bit) holding the touchpad bracket

  • Remove the touchpad bracket

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Use a nylon spudger to lift the ZIF connector tab. Gently pull the touchpad ribbon cable free. Use a nylon spudger to lift the ZIF connector tab. Gently pull the keyboard daughter board ribbon cable free. Use a nylon spudger to lift the ZIF connector tab. Gently pull the keyboard daughter board ribbon cable free.
  • Use a nylon spudger to lift the ZIF connector tab. Gently pull the touchpad ribbon cable free.

  • Use a nylon spudger to lift the ZIF connector tab. Gently pull the keyboard daughter board ribbon cable free.

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Remove the touchpad foil using a spudger or other ESD safe blunt-tip tool. Unscrew & remove the three 2mm wafer screws holding the touchpad. Remove the touchpad.
  • Remove the touchpad foil using a spudger or other ESD safe blunt-tip tool.

  • Unscrew & remove the three 2mm wafer screws holding the touchpad.

  • Remove the touchpad.

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Conclusion

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

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