Introduction

I will replace the keyboard on this Thinkpad X220 in a few steps.

Put the laptop upside down.
  • Put the laptop upside down.

  • Unscrew the two keyboard retention screws.

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Put the laptop back on its feet, open the lid and push the keyboard from the TrackPoint click buttons. After that, pull it from the laptop assembly.
  • Put the laptop back on its feet, open the lid and push the keyboard from the TrackPoint click buttons.

  • After that, pull it from the laptop assembly.

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You should now have access to the keyboard's connector. Pull it gently from the grabbing tip.
  • You should now have access to the keyboard's connector.

  • Pull it gently from the grabbing tip.

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The keyboard is now totally unplugged from the laptop.
  • The keyboard is now totally unplugged from the laptop.

  • Here you go! Plug a new keyboard on the connector and follow the steps in the reverse order to finish your repair.

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