Introduction

If you have a broken or malfunctioning keyboard on the device, this is your guide.

Failure to remove the battery before performing any replacement guide may result in electric shock.
  • Failure to remove the battery before performing any replacement guide may result in electric shock.

  • Close your device, then turn it over.

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Place your index finger on the ridged tab. Place your index finger on the ridged tab.
  • Place your index finger on the ridged tab.

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Apply moderate pressure to the tab and slide it to the right.
  • Apply moderate pressure to the tab and slide it to the right.

  • While the tab is on the right, you should be able to gently slide your battery out of your device.

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Unscrew the following 5mm screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew the following 5mm screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the following 5mm screws with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Turn your laptop over and open it up.
  • Turn your laptop over and open it up.

  • Grip your laptop firmly from both sides and use your thumbs to slide the keyboard towards the screen.

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Pull up on the top of your keyboard with medium force. It should start to pop out.
  • Pull up on the top of your keyboard with medium force. It should start to pop out.

  • A plastic opening tool may facilitate this task.

  • Run your hands underneath the edges of the keyboard until it is free from the device.

  • Do not pull hard to take the keyboard out. There is a small connection that needs to be undone.

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Place your thumbs on the two small, white tabs. Push these tabs forward to release the connection and free the keyboard from the device.
  • Place your thumbs on the two small, white tabs.

  • Push these tabs forward to release the connection and free the keyboard from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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