Introduction

If your touchpad not registering your touch or not responding as it should, you may have to replace your touchpad unit. Use this guide to replace the touchpad unit so you can use interact with your Yoga 700 again.

Image 1/2: Remove the eleven 5mm Torx T5 screws from the back panel. Image 2/2: Remove the eleven 5mm Torx T5 screws from the back panel.
  • Flip your device so that the bottom panel is facing up.

  • Remove the eleven 5mm Torx T5 screws from the back panel.

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  • Lift back panel off.

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Image 1/1: Disconnect the battery from the IO board by holding the connector by the sides and gently pulling the connector out.
  • Remove the two 3mm Phillips #1 screws holding the battery to the laptop chassis.

  • Disconnect the battery from the IO board by holding the connector by the sides and gently pulling the connector out.

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Image 1/1: Make sure that all wires still connected to the laptop are out of the way and not pulled out with the battery.
  • Carefully remove the battery from the laptop.

  • Make sure that all wires still connected to the laptop are out of the way and not pulled out with the battery.

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to lift up the two black tabs on the ZIF connectors and then pull the cable out by the blue tab. Image 2/3: The cable should slide in and out effortlessly. If there is resistance when pulling the cable, double check the black tabs. Image 3/3: The cable should slide in and out effortlessly. If there is resistance when pulling the cable, double check the black tabs.
  • Remove the four 4mm Phillips #1 screws holding the touchpad onto the laptop.

  • Use a spudger to lift up the two black tabs on the ZIF connectors and then pull the cable out by the blue tab.

  • The cable should slide in and out effortlessly. If there is resistance when pulling the cable, double check the black tabs.

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Image 1/1: There may be silver tape holding the touchpad to the laptop. You do not need to replace the tape when reassembling the device.
  • Slightly separate the two halves of the laptop with one hand and slide the touchpad out from the laptop with the other.

  • There may be silver tape holding the touchpad to the laptop. You do not need to replace the tape when reassembling the device.

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Conclusion

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

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