Introduction

This guide will give detailed instructions on removing the Toshiba Satellite A215-S7425 keyboard for replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Disconnect the charging cable from computer.
  • Turn off the computer.

  • Disconnect the charging cable from computer.

  • Failure to unplug the cable could result in electric shock.

  • Flip the computer upside down.

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Image 1/1: Latch #1 will click over and stay while latch #2 will have to be held for battery to release.
  • Slide latches labeled #1 and #2, located outside the battery cover, away from each other.

  • Latch #1 will click over and stay while latch #2 will have to be held for battery to release.

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  • Gently lift and pull the battery out of the device.

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  • Turn the device so the top side is facing up. Open device to expose key board.

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  • Locate plastic bezel above keyboard and use flat side of spudger to pry away from device.

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  • Remove 2 Phillips 3.1 mm size screws from each side above the keyboard.

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  • Gently lift keyboard a few inches above device, exposing the attached ribbon cable.

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Image 1/1: To avoid damage to the ribbon cable, Do not yank or forcibly remove. To avoid further damage to the cable do not bend it. A bent ribbon cable may cause the keyboard to not function correctly.
  • Gently disconnect the ribbon cable from the motherboard, it should easily slide out from the connector.

  • To avoid damage to the ribbon cable, Do not yank or forcibly remove. To avoid further damage to the cable do not bend it. A bent ribbon cable may cause the keyboard to not function correctly.

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Conclusion

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

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