Introduction

In this guide, we walk you through the step by step trackpad replacement

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the bumpers at the back of the keyboard part. Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the 7mm screws underneath the bumpers. Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the 7mm screws underneath the bumpers.
  • Remove the bumpers at the back of the keyboard part.

  • Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the 7mm screws underneath the bumpers.

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Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the remaining 5mm screws at the back of the keyboard part. Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the remaining 5mm screws at the back of the keyboard part.
  • Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the remaining 5mm screws at the back of the keyboard part.

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Use the opening tool to carefully remove the back cover of the keyboard.
  • Use the opening tool to carefully remove the back cover of the keyboard.

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Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the black 2mm screws along the top part of the trackpad
  • Use a J1 screwdriver head to remove the black 2mm screws along the top part of the trackpad

  • Using the same screwdriver head, remove the black 3mm screws along the bottom part of the trackpad

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Disconnect the ribbon cable and move it out of the way.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable and move it out of the way.

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Slide the trackpad out from underneath the ribbon cables.
  • Slide the trackpad out from underneath the ribbon cables.

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Conclusion

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

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