Introduction

This guide details the process of removing the keyboard from a Toshiba Satellite M55-S135 laptop. Installation of the keyboard can be accomplished by reversing the process.

Parts

No parts required.

Start  with the laptop open and the keyboard facing you.
  • Start with the laptop open and the keyboard facing you.

  • Tilt the screen away from you to reduce the risk of damaging it as you remove the keyboard.

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Locate the vertical seam between the speakers and the top row of keys on the keyboard. Insert the tip of a  flat head screw driver into the seam and slowly pry up the panel.
  • Locate the vertical seam between the speakers and the top row of keys on the keyboard.

  • Insert the tip of a flat head screw driver into the seam and slowly pry up the panel.

  • Be sure to gently pry the panel to avoid damaging it or the laptop.

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Remove both 6.72mm screws from the upper left and right of the keyboard using the Phillips 00 screwdriver. Remove both 6.72mm screws from the upper left and right of the keyboard using the Phillips 00 screwdriver.
  • Remove both 6.72mm screws from the upper left and right of the keyboard using the Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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Use the Flathead screwdriver to pry up the keyboard. Start with one side and then the other.
  • Use the Flathead screwdriver to pry up the keyboard. Start with one side and then the other.

  • Be sure to pry gently with the screwdriver to avoid damaging the keyboard and keys.

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Gently lift the keyboard to reveal the keyboard cable located near the mouse pad.
  • Gently lift the keyboard to reveal the keyboard cable located near the mouse pad.

  • Disconnect the keyboard cable.

  • Be sure to disconnect the cable before removing the keyboard to avoid damaging it.

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Conclusion

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

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