Introduction

Through this guide you will be able to remove and replace individual keys on your keyboard. This process may be necessary if the key is not responsive to the touch.

Parts

No parts required.

Power down the chromebook before starting this process.
  • Power down the chromebook before starting this process.

  • Loosen the key by prying on the edge of the key with the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the key from the keyboard by prying the key off with the opener or with your finger. The key is connected to the keyboard with two connecting plastic squares. One is connected to the keyboard by tabs and one is connected to the keyboard by snaps.
  • Remove the key from the keyboard by prying the key off with the opener or with your finger.

  • The key is connected to the keyboard with two connecting plastic squares. One is connected to the keyboard by tabs and one is connected to the keyboard by snaps.

  • When reassembling make sure that the two plastic square connectors are in the same place as when you removed the key.

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Conclusion

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

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very vague info. If a Key does not work and I take it out, why should it work once back in?? what do I need to change or look for? seems like very good instructions to take the keys out of a notebook

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