Introduction

This guide will take you through how to remove the keyboard for cleaning or replacing.

To prevent injury and loss of data, ensure the device is turned off.
  • To prevent injury and loss of data, ensure the device is turned off.

  • Slide the release latches out toward the edges to unlock the battery.

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Remove the battery by pulling it up and out.
  • Remove the battery by pulling it up and out.

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Remove the three 8mm Philips 0 screws securing the keyboard.
  • Remove the three 8mm Philips 0 screws securing the keyboard.

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Turn over the device and open the display.
  • Turn over the device and open the display.

  • Gently pry open the keyboard with the plastic opening tool, working under the edges to release the clips.

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Lift the keyboard off of the support bracket carefully since it is still connected by a ribbon cable. Lift the keyboard off of the support bracket carefully since it is still connected by a ribbon cable.
  • Lift the keyboard off of the support bracket carefully since it is still connected by a ribbon cable.

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Push the clips out on either side of the ribbon cable to release it. Gently disconnect the ribbon cable by pulling on the clear tab.
  • Push the clips out on either side of the ribbon cable to release it.

  • Gently disconnect the ribbon cable by pulling on the clear tab.

  • Remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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