Introduction

Is your keyboard old, unusuable, or literally unhinged? Try replacing your keyboard by following these steps.

Parts

Image 1/1: Flip the laptop over so you can see the bottom panel.
  • Unplug and completely shut down your computer beforehand to reduce the risk of electric shock.

  • Flip the laptop over so you can see the bottom panel.

  • Unscrew the circled screws to detach the keyboard.

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Image 1/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard along the bottom edge until it is detached. Image 2/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard along the bottom edge until it is detached. Image 3/3: Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard along the bottom edge until it is detached.
  • Flip the laptop back over and open it normally.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift up the keyboard along the bottom edge until it is detached.

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Image 1/2: Move the keyboard out of the way by rotating the far side of the keyboard towards you. Image 2/2: Move the keyboard out of the way by rotating the far side of the keyboard towards you.
  • Using a finger, push the top of the keyboard out of its holder to completely detach it.

  • Move the keyboard out of the way by rotating the far side of the keyboard towards you.

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Image 1/2: Lay the keyboard on its front. Image 2/2: Disconnect the 3 cables by pulling on the attached tabs.
  • Be gentle! These connectors are very small and can easily break off.

  • Lay the keyboard on its front.

  • Disconnect the 3 cables by pulling on the attached tabs.

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Conclusion

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

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