Introduction

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

  1. Remove the ten 7mm Phillips #1 screws on the bottom cover.
    • Remove the ten 7mm Phillips #1 screws on the bottom cover.

    • Remove the bottom cover.

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  2. Remove the four 3mm Phillips #1 screws holding the battery.
    • Remove the four 3mm Phillips #1 screws 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

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    • 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.

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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.

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Conclusion

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

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