Introduction

Replacing this keyboard is easy and takes only a few minutes.

Lay your iBook upside down on a flat surface. Use a coin to rotate the battery locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.
  • Lay your iBook upside down on a flat surface.

  • Use a coin to rotate the battery locking screw 90 degrees clockwise.

  • Lift the battery out of the computer.

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Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free. If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again.
  • Pull the keyboard release tabs toward you and lift up on the keyboard until it pops free.

  • If the keyboard does not come free, use a small flathead screwdriver to turn the keyboard locking screw 180 degrees in either direction and try again.

  • Flip the keyboard over, away from the screen, and rest it face-down on the trackpad area.

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Remove the four silver Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.
  • Remove the four silver Phillips screws that secure the RAM shield.

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Pull the keyboard cable up from the logic board, holding the cable as close to the connector as possible.
  • Pull the keyboard cable up from the logic board, holding the cable as close to the connector as possible.

  • Make sure that you reconnect the keyboard cable before replacing the RAM shield.

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Conclusion

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

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