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Introduction

If one of your keys is no longer working, follow this guide and learn how to successfully replace a broken key cap or gain access to clean underneath it.

Parts

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  1. Using a plastic opening tool, place it beneath the key in question and pry it off. Using a plastic opening tool, place it beneath the key in question and pry it off.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, place it beneath the key in question and pry it off.

  2. Remove the key fully from the board.
    • Remove the key fully from the board.

  3. Place a new key in the same orientation as the other keys.
    • Place a new key in the same orientation as the other keys.

    • Use your index finger to apply pressure onto the key until it clicks into place.

Conclusion

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

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i tried this but a key stopped sticking to the board

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