Introduction

This guide will walk you through replacing the trackpad of your device. It's a moderate process, and you'll need a Phillips #0 screwdriver to complete this guide.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Use a Phillips head screw driver to remove the 13 screws in these locations.
  • Use a Phillips head screw driver to remove the 13 screws in these locations.

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Use a plastic spudger to pry up the bottom cover and remove it.
  • Use a plastic spudger to pry up the bottom cover and remove it.

  • Be sure to pry along other edges if necessary to avoid damaging the back cover.

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  • Unscrew the 2 battery screws.

  • Make sure you keep these screws separate from the back cover screws; they are different!

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  • Use two fingers to unplug the battery-to-motherboard connection.

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  • Take out battery by lifting it up in the manner pictured.

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  • Remove 9 trackpad screws. They will be of two different varieties.

  • Make sure to keep these screw separate from those in the previous steps.

  • On the back of the trackpad, there is a plastic film that will cover some of the screws. Simply pull it back (do not pull if off) to remove the screws.

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  • Remove the trackpad ribbon cable.

    • To do this, lift the small black component; it is hinged to the white component.

  • Then simply pull the ribbon cable out of the connector.

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  • Remove the small metal frame by simply lifting it out.

  • Carefully peel up the tape holding the trackpad in place.

  • Remove the trackpad from the computer frame.

  • Make sure to watch for any wires or other components and ensure that they are out of the way when removing the trackpad.

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Conclusion

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

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