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  1. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Pop the center cover open on the bottom cover.

    • Remove the center screw with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver for the remaining screws around the edge of the bottom cover.

  2. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully remove back panel after all screws have been removed.

  3. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • After the back panel has been removed, disconnect the battery to prevent electrical shock

  4. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 8 screws that secure the battery.

  5. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement, Remove the battery: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Once all the screws have been removed the battery is now safe to extract

  6. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement, Touch Pad: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the trackpad cable.

  7. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Insert wisdom here.

  8. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the 4 trackpad screws.

  9. Dell XPS 12 9Q23 Touch Pad Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the trackpad.

Conclusion

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

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