Introduction

Is your laptop's trackpad not reacting when you use it? Then you will probably need to replace it and this guide will help you accomplish the task!

Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.
  • Remove the eleven 6 mm T5 Torx screws securing the lower case.

  • Gently lift the lower case up and away from the device.

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Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery.
  • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #00 screws securing the battery.

  • There are arrows on the battery indicating the location of the screws.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the battery connector.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently disconnect the speaker cable.

  • Remove the wires from underneath the battery tabs using the tweezers.

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  • Carefully remove the battery from the device.

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  • Remove the four 2 mm Phillips #0 securing the trackpad.

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  • Use the tweezers to partially remove the tape.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to disconnect the ZIF connector securing the trackpad ribbon cable. Gently lift up the black tab and the ribbon cable should come free.

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  • Slightly push down with your thumb to pop out the trackpad.

  • The laptop must be slightly open in order for the trackpad to pop out.

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Conclusion

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

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Very brief, great illustrations. Now, I need to try it.

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