Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the laptop is turned off and unplugged.
  • Make sure the laptop is turned off and unplugged.

Add Comment

Locate the battery lock  below the battery labeled 1. Make sure to slide the lock all the way to the left to release the left lock of the battery
  • Locate the battery lock below the battery labeled 1. Make sure to slide the lock all the way to the left to release the left lock of the battery

Add Comment

Once the left side of the battery is unlocked, locate the lock labeled 2 at the bottom right corner below the battery. Slide and hold the lock to the left, this will completely unlock the right battery lock
  • Once the left side of the battery is unlocked, locate the lock labeled 2 at the bottom right corner below the battery. Slide and hold the lock to the left, this will completely unlock the right battery lock

Add Comment

Once both the battery locks are unlocked, slide the battery out to remove.
  • Once both the battery locks are unlocked, slide the battery out to remove.

Add Comment

Locate and remove the 3 screws holding the keyboard in place from underneath the laptop.
  • Locate and remove the 3 screws holding the keyboard in place from underneath the laptop.

Add Comment

Locate and remove the four retaining clips from the edge of the keyboard. To remove pry up gently on the outside edge of the plastic clip. Once the clip pops up pull it straight out. Locate and remove the four retaining clips from the edge of the keyboard. To remove pry up gently on the outside edge of the plastic clip. Once the clip pops up pull it straight out. Locate and remove the four retaining clips from the edge of the keyboard. To remove pry up gently on the outside edge of the plastic clip. Once the clip pops up pull it straight out.
  • Locate and remove the four retaining clips from the edge of the keyboard. To remove pry up gently on the outside edge of the plastic clip. Once the clip pops up pull it straight out.

Add Comment

At this point the back of the keyboard should come up a bit. You may need to use a thin tool to pull it up, but in my case I only needed my hands. Once you have the back of the keyboard propped up as shown pull the keyboard gently towards the screen to remove. Be careful not to pull completely out because there are still connectors attached to it. At this point the back of the keyboard should come up a bit. You may need to use a thin tool to pull it up, but in my case I only needed my hands. Once you have the back of the keyboard propped up as shown pull the keyboard gently towards the screen to remove. Be careful not to pull completely out because there are still connectors attached to it.
  • At this point the back of the keyboard should come up a bit. You may need to use a thin tool to pull it up, but in my case I only needed my hands. Once you have the back of the keyboard propped up as shown pull the keyboard gently towards the screen to remove. Be careful not to pull completely out because there are still connectors attached to it.

Add Comment

Now with tweezers or a gentle prying apparatus gently pull the lock on the retaining clip up to release each ribbon cable. It is important to only pull up on the lock and not the entire clip. Now with tweezers or a gentle prying apparatus gently pull the lock on the retaining clip up to release each ribbon cable. It is important to only pull up on the lock and not the entire clip.
  • Now with tweezers or a gentle prying apparatus gently pull the lock on the retaining clip up to release each ribbon cable. It is important to only pull up on the lock and not the entire clip.

Add Comment

At this point the keyboard should be completely detached and ready to be removed. Be sure to take your time installing the ribbon cables as these can be troublesome if not installed properly At this point the keyboard should be completely detached and ready to be removed. Be sure to take your time installing the ribbon cables as these can be troublesome if not installed properly
  • At this point the keyboard should be completely detached and ready to be removed. Be sure to take your time installing the ribbon cables as these can be troublesome if not installed properly

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

2 other people completed this guide.

Andrew Frost

Member since: 03/12/2014

173 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 5

Past 30 Days: 41

All Time: 1,471