Introduction

This guide can be used to replace the keyboard for the Toshiba Satellite P855-S5312. Causes for replacement include unresponsive keys and keyboard.

Parts

  1. Turn laptop upside down  with the spine facing towards you and locate the two tabs on the top of the back panel. Move the sliders to the left and right to release the tabs holding the battery in. While the tabs are pushed outwards, remove the battery from the device.
    • Turn laptop upside down with the spine facing towards you and locate the two tabs on the top of the back panel.

    • Move the sliders to the left and right to release the tabs holding the battery in.

    • While the tabs are pushed outwards, remove the battery from the device.

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  3. Using plastic spudger to pry up the edges of the keyboard and lift it towards the screen. Unplug the ZIF connector ribbon using the plastic spudger by gently prying the edges of the plug. Remove the keyboard from the device.
    • Using plastic spudger to pry up the edges of the keyboard and lift it towards the screen.

    • Unplug the ZIF connector ribbon using the plastic spudger by gently prying the edges of the plug.

    • Remove the keyboard from the device.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, plug the ribbon into circuit board and snap the replacement keyboard in place.

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