Dell XPS M1530 Keyboard Removal and Installation


In this Dell laptop tutorial we are going to show you how to install and replace the Keyboard on your Dell XPS M1530 laptop. These installation instructions have be made into 6 easy to follow printable steps. We have also create a video tutorial that shows you how to install your Dell XPS M1530 Keyboard .

Before you begin

Please take the time read the following safety guidelines when working on static sensitive electrical components.
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Tools needed for this laptop repair

  • 1 x small phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 x small flat head screwdriver
  • 1 x small plastic scribe

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Installation and Removal Instructions
Dell XPS M1530 Keyboard

Slide the latch to the left and slide the battery out of the laptop.

Step 1

  • Slide the latch to the left and slide the battery out of the laptop.
Under the battery, remove the (3) 2mm x 2mm wafer screws.

Step 2

  • Under the battery, remove the (3) 2mm x 2mm wafer screws.
Lift the power button cover starting at the back. Work your way around the edge until it unsnaps completely.

Step 3

  • Turn the laptop over and open the display.
  • Lift the power button cover starting at the back. Work your way around the edge until it unsnaps completely.
Turn the power button cover over to expose the ribbon cable and unplug it.

Step 4

  • Turn the power button cover over to expose the ribbon cable and unplug it.
Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.

Step 5

  • To remove the power button ribbon cable you will have to loosen the keyboard.
  • Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws.
Remove the (2) 2.5mm x 5mm screws. To remove the power button ribbon cable you will have to loosen the keyboard.
Unplug the ribbon cable.

Step 6

  • Carefully lift the keyboard up and slide it forward to reveal the ribbon cable latch.
  • Unplug the ribbon cable.

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