Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove individual keycaps from the keyboard of a Dell Inspiron M5010.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure laptop is powered off before  removing the battery. Slide both arrow tabs towards the outer edge of the computer to release the battery.
  • Make sure laptop is powered off before removing the battery.

  • Slide both arrow tabs towards the outer edge of the computer to release the battery.

  • Note: battery is not shown.

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Grasp the top of they keycap, and pull it up slightly. The keyboard does not have to be removed from the laptop to replace a keycap.
  • Grasp the top of they keycap, and pull it up slightly.

    • The keyboard does not have to be removed from the laptop to replace a keycap.

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Gently unsnap the keycap you are replacing.
  • Gently unsnap the keycap you are replacing.

    • Be careful not to snap the switch below the keycap.

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Conclusion

To replace the key, snap the new one back on where the old one resided.

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