Introduction

This guide will demonstrate the process of replacing one of the keys on the keyboard.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the computer off.
  • Turn the computer off.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from the laptop.

  • Failure to disconnect cable may result in electric shock.

  • Flip the laptop face down on a flat surface.

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Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.
  • Slide the left and right switches to the unlock position.

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  • While holding the left and right lock switches in the unlock position, pull the battery away from the computer.

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  • There is an outer and inner piece of the retainer. The outer retainer has two (2) grooves for the inner retainer's posts to sit in.

  • Place the inner retainer piece into the outer retainer piece by inserting the posts into the grooves on the outer retainer piece.

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  • There are two (2) grooves on the outer retainer that fit onto two (2) metal brackets on the key's designated space.

  • Use angled tweezers to place the assembled retainer onto the two (2) metal brackets on the keyboard.

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  • Once the retainer is attached, press the key onto the retainer, it will make a snapping sound when in place.

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Conclusion

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

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