Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your keyboard.

  1. Carefully pry the panel above the keyboard from both sides of the laptop using the iFixit opening tool. Push back the screen until it is horizontal with the laptop. Gently remove the clips that connect the panel to the screen.
    • Carefully pry the panel above the keyboard from both sides of the laptop using the iFixit opening tool.

    • Push back the screen until it is horizontal with the laptop.

    • Gently remove the clips that connect the panel to the screen.

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  3. Remove the two screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver. Gently pry the keyboard from the laptop using the iFixit opening tool. Slowly lift the keyboard away from the laptop until you are able to remove the ribbon that connects to the laptop.
    • Remove the two screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Gently pry the keyboard from the laptop using the iFixit opening tool.

    • Slowly lift the keyboard away from the laptop until you are able to remove the ribbon that connects to the laptop.

    • Ensure you remove the keyboard slowly to avoid damaging the ribbon cable.

Conclusion

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

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