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Introduction

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

Parts

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

  2. Remove battery.
    • Remove battery.

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

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

  6. Lift the old keyboard out of the way.
    • Lift the old keyboard out of the way.

  7. 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. 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.
    • 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.

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

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

  10. Once both retaining clips have been lifted up, the ribbon cable should release with a gentle pull. You can now remove the keyboard.
    • Once both retaining clips have been lifted up, the ribbon cable should release with a gentle pull.

    • You can now remove the keyboard.

Conclusion

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

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mein keyboard war leider noch mit 2 schraubenähnlichen Arretierungen befestigt, und die Laschen an den Seiten ließen sich nur mit Gewalt aufbiegen, so daß das alte Keyboard jetzt im Unterblech ziemlich verbogen ist. C55Dt-A5306

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