How To Remove And Clean Macbook Pro Keyboard Keys




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Lil Sokz: i was so upset! my girlfriend spilled orange juice all over my macbook and the keys were sticky as hell. Thanks to you I was able to fix all the keys! :)

marquinator92: Thank you so much for posting this video! Spilled Sprite all over my keys last night and this morning 4 of them were sticking and clicking. I was terrified of pulling the keys off since they just didn't pop off easily on the first try like PC's normally do. You just saved me an expensive trip to the Apple Store!

Monika Kovacs: I fixed my computer, saved myself 500 at the repair shop, no thank you need it towards a new machine.....

Luke Floyd: Great Video man, thank you for taking the time to do this

Swailem95: how do you remove the rubber/silicon cup under the key?

Josh Miller: It would be wise to use a plastic spudger, as the toothpick can leave wooden bits stuck in there, and it is designed for this purpose, you will have a lower chance of breaking the mechanism inside. I would personally disconnect the battery from the logic board too, to avoid a shock. 

gonzaloo15: upss upss upsss

Dovy Paukstys: Awesome. Fixed one of our lappy's from the dreaded cheesecake filling incident. ;)

WelcomeToAmania: I was surprised when I pulled off my spacebar and didn't find it broken. Seriously, thanks. Very detailed and very helpful.

Macaire Eidson: Thank you SO much for this video! I spilled a drink all over my keyboard too and FREAKED out! I was so nervous to try and do this myself, but your video is very detailed and user-friendly. Thanks! :-) 

Pizzscn: Just as a heads up, the non-retina Macbook Pros are slightly different than the retinas. I tried fixing up my F3 key, and the little mechanism is actually sideways in comparison to his retina.

Steven Yang: How do you fix the delete key?

Nam Anh LE: I spilled coke all over mine but now I can clean them 

AbdulHaleem Qutup: thank you my friend, that was so helpful =)

Ella Snow: JEEZ!! i tried doing this and then while i was popping off the piece the rubbery part broke! i had to get it repaired at apple for 150 dollars! jeez BE EXTRA CAREFUL 

Andre Barrett: Cancelling my Genius Bar appointment thanks to your video, didn't realise how easy it was! Thank You!

Skok Na Bok: Will I lose the warranty if I take off?

Johnakin311: hey thx for your video it helped! I think some soda also went on my trackpad and now it is harder to click on one side do you know how to clean that? i got a 15"

thegafferlives: Thank you.

Thar Htet Naing: i done with my number 1 thank you!

Sarah Meima: thank you, thank you, thank you!! I spilled coke on my macbook and 5 of my keys are really sticky. i just cleaned them all and they work perfectly now! I still have to figure out how to clean the trackpad through..

Joshua Yule: sorrybutmyspacebardoesn'tworksoidon'tlikethisibrokemylaptopthankstoyou

Supr Tode: would this work for removing salt from the keyboard?

Alex C: Thanks for posting this! I tried cleaning, and one of my button still isn't working. Any thoughts?

MOGCG: Thank you Man , you saved my money , I like you !!!

Prince Mascara: what will happen if you spill liquid at your keyboard?

Tommy Lee: Worked great. Thanks for posting the video

Gailfrom Nyc: A child spilled grape juice all over my keyboard. The keys got stickier and stickier, bordering on making crackling noises from hardened sugar. I watched your entire video and calmly, one by one cleaned all of the keys. Thank you for taking the time to make this video. My computer is working like new and the keys move perfectly now. I really appreciate your help. 

mattpopkin: Tim...You are the Man....Awesome tutorial... you saved me on the space bar, along with command probably the two hardest and most likely to be damaged keys...thank you

Denise Collins: you're awesome!

Davanna Cimino: Thank you! My v was sticking. Now it's not! 

Ken Aspeslagh: THANK YOU!

Shickinater: Thanks a ton!

notlatorre: Question: were any of your keys not responding after spilling the root beer on your keyboard?

Justin Chui: Cheers on the video, saved myself hundreds of dollars because of this video :D

Hubba Fakie: wow dude thankhad to take apart basically my wholekepboard thanks alot :)

Ellie Littlehales: Hey my dog kindly helped knock over a 1/2 of 1/4 of a cup of water mixed with cordial onto my keyboard.... my question is how do you stop the buttons from clicking as much? Some buttons now are louder than those which were not as affected. Any suggestions as I have tried the above on the worst at its no better... its the actually bit you push down and cannot move which is now louder. Thanks

Brittany Ransom: THANK YOU SO MUCH. My E and W had so much hair in them it wasn't depressing and I had to remove the hair. 

St Barreto: nice job.

Hojat Ostadali: Thanks Tim!

Felipe Lugo: Excellent! Thank you very much

Bill Hanna: Either i do not have your amazing dexterity, or the plastic has become too brittle on my old MBP 1.1 (early 2006). Do you have any tips on dealing with fragile keys?

Josiah Barta: thanks bro my b button was stuck before this now look bbbbbbbb woohoo

Dan Neumann: Having just watched all the remove-macbook-key videos on Youtube, this is the only one that actually tells you how to do it instead of just "Alright, now just release the key" . I guess 90% of it is just being reassured that it indeed feels barbaric.

Thiago Padoan: Thanks Tim

treasy: Thanks bud, made it real easy to fix a funky key on my keyboard

TheHighflyingfox: I followed your instructions precisely, but now the key I removed is really loose Like really loose I press it and it risks falling off :c help appreciated 

Keith Foster: Thanks for this... sticky fn key was pissing me off.

Shinoj Kandoth: My right arrow is not working ... i tried opening it and its totally clean... is there anything i can do to it. To service it is too costly....

matt hall: what did you wash the space bar in ? water or?

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How to remove and clean Macbook Pro keyboard keys 4.8 out of 5

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