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Introduction

Please follow this guide only if you are having trouble with a few keys. If numerous keys aren't working, you may have to replace the entire keyboard.

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  1. Carefully remove the key by prying at least two sides up with the plastic removal tool. There are two square, black pieces under the key. A smaller piece may be stuck to the back of the key piece. There are two square, black pieces under the key. A smaller piece may be stuck to the back of the key piece.
    • Carefully remove the key by prying at least two sides up with the plastic removal tool.

    • There are two square, black pieces under the key. A smaller piece may be stuck to the back of the key piece.

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  3. Remove two square black pieces from the area under the key with a pair of tweezers. Remove a small square piece first. Remove a larger square piece next.
    • Remove two square black pieces from the area under the key with a pair of tweezers.

    • Remove a small square piece first.

    • Remove a larger square piece next.

  4. Once the key is removed, use a clean cloth or cotton swab to remove any particles.
    • Once the key is removed, use a clean cloth or cotton swab to remove any particles.

Conclusion

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

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How do I put the keys back in? I need help please. Thanks

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