Introduction

Use this guide to replace the track pad in the Dell XPS 9350.

Remove the eight 4 mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom cover. Remove the eight 4 mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom cover.
  • Remove the eight 4 mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom cover.

Missing a step about removing the tiny Phillips head screw under the XPS flip up cover in the middle. Also, there are hooks all the way around the cover so it doesn’t simply lift off.

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Lift up the back cover using both hands.
  • Lift up the back cover using both hands.

It’s not that easy to lift actually, cause there are latches. Had t release them gently all around beforehand.

Davit Barbakadze - Reply

Also there’s one additional screw under that plate on the bottom!

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Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #0 screws located on each corner of the battery. Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #0 screws located on each corner of the battery.
  • Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #0 screws located on each corner of the battery.

There are two additional screws holding sound speakers.

Davit Barbakadze - Reply

And there is a another small screw holding the battery right above the “M1 6x4” print.

curtis_p_brown - Reply

You also do not need to remove any speaker screws or the speaker, you just have to remove the tape holding the speaker wire to the battery.

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Use tweezers to remove the white connector from its socket by pulling it to the right. Use tweezers to remove the white connector from its socket by pulling it to the right.
  • Use tweezers to remove the white connector from its socket by pulling it to the right.

You don’t actually need to do this or remove the speakers at all. You just need to remove the tape holding the speaker wire to the battery.

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Place a plastic opening tool underneath one side of the speaker and lift up. There are speakers located to the left and to the right of the battery. Use your hand to lift up the speaker.
  • Place a plastic opening tool underneath one side of the speaker and lift up.

  • There are speakers located to the left and to the right of the battery.

  • Use your hand to lift up the speaker.

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Use tweezers to detach the rainbow cable connector from its socket by pulling it towards the battery. Use tweezers to detach the rainbow cable connector from its socket by pulling it towards the battery.
  • Use tweezers to detach the rainbow cable connector from its socket by pulling it towards the battery.

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Use your hands to gently lift up the battery. Use your hands to gently lift up the battery.
  • Use your hands to gently lift up the battery.

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Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the trackpad. Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the trackpad.
  • Remove the four 3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the trackpad.

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Use tweezers to gently lift the upper-right corner of the track pad.
  • Use tweezers to gently lift the upper-right corner of the track pad.

  • Remove the track pad by slowly pulling it up and away from you.

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Conclusion

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

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