Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the keyboard on your Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5306.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Place fingers on the latches and slide outwards to unlock.

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  • Remove battery.

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  • After removing the battery, open up your device so that the keyboard is facing you.

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  • Using the spudger, go around the periphery of the keyboard while gently lifting out the keyboard little by little.

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  • Lift the old keyboard out of the way.

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  • Before pulling out the keyboard, notice that it is connected to the motherboard via a ribbon cable. Gently press out the ribbon cable from its connection site and put the old keyboard aside.

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  • Locate the keyboard ribbon cable, and the cable retainer keeping it attached to the motherboard.

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  • Use your nylon spudger to release the retainer by gently lifting the retaining clips on either side.

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  • Once both retaining clips have been lifted up, the ribbon cable should release with a gentle pull.

  • You can now remove the keyboard.

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Conclusion

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

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