Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

  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.

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

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

    • Lift the old keyboard out of the way.

    • 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.

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

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

    • 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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