sublyme29: i have a 2012 MBP and my keys definitely do not look the same. for example,
my command key does not have that metal stuff underneath and but the tab
keys do... be careful everyone this video does not go into good detail for
Ez ra: i think all of us men know why we came to this video to clean out...
TheFunOfGaming: Still getting the sticky keys error :/
Danny Michel: wont spilling anything on your mac completely destroy it?
Anxhela Kaci: Thank you so much. I had three keys on my macbook pro that were very
sticky, to the point where my space bar wouldn't even spring back up. I
don't remember spilling anything on it but once I took out the keys, there
was sticky residue so someone must have spilled something. Anyway now after
completing your process, they are as good as new. Thanks a million :D
pinkskies21: be careful my shift key just snapped in half
Siren Hound: when he demonstrated the 5 key, I pressed 5 and missed half the video :P
Tony Zielinski: Any idea what it means when you clean the heck out of some keys, but
they're inconsistently responsive to keypress? They work every time when I
press hard, but it is unusable under normal usage. I did not have a spill,
but I did find tons of dog hair tangled within the inner workings. Removing
the hair and dust made the inner lever mechanism operate more smoothly, but
they still failed to fully disengage to the resting position, almost as if
they were bent, although they move very smoothly when manually manipulated.
I will order a new top case if I don't hear any suggestions. Thanks!
perrslice: wow dude 35 minute video to clean macbook keyboard? REALLY african american.
Nio Seck1: Really helpful tutorial! My 3 is flowing smooth as butter again. Thanks!
Aruna L.: :-( just broke my `[` key. where i can order new white structure of the key
showing at 4:42 ?
Alfie Liu: oh my god... you have no idea how many hours i have spent taking apart all
my keys and cleaning them because of this video...
but its worth it! thanks for the vid
Tarek Chatila: Hey man, nice tutorial! I was hoping you'd do the CAPS key. I spilled some
rubbing alcohol onto the keyboard while cleaning the screen and the key
just came off. I hooked the metal bar which is attached to the key into the
slot but I can't get the plastic hooks onto the white plastic bit in the
slot. Any tips?
Katie Noriega: This worked great!! I didn't do my space-bar because I was too afraid to
Kristen Robinson: What really helped me, and I mean REALLY HELPED, was a pair of needle nose
(think like pliers) to help pry and pull everything apart without ANY
damage. helped remove the metal bars, the plastic prongs without pushing or
pulling on them too much. cvs sells them for $2. I'd say worth it!
Colin A.: List of keys that are sticky but that I don't feel comfortable pulling off:
- Backlight Up
- Back song
- Volume Down
- Volume Up
- Right Bracket
- Left Bracket
Dear Sparkling Blackberry,
I despise you
Sincerely, freak you.
MInecraftMushrooms Duo: While removing the spacebar i paused the video several million times
Jonathan Medina: I tiny piece of baby carrot flew out of my mouth and got trapped
underneath my "v" key while i was munching. I thought i would never get it
out. Thanks to you i got it out. a comment and a thumbs up for that. Maybe
you should stop placing fast food cups next to your computer to prevent any
root beer spillage! lol
Javier Alegria: Like if you watched the video on your MBP while doing the procedure... ;)
Blake Bichsel: do a demo of how to do the delete button?
Noel Arellano: Thanks for posting this video. My vice principal's MacBook Air's spacebar
was messed up because he spilled some kind of soda into his keyboard. There
were no other videos or instructional materials on how to pop keys off the
keyboard of a Mac laptop, but yours provided a "cautionary" step and a look
underneath the keyboard. I was successfully able to clean the white
scissor-like mechanism which got stuck up because of the goo from his soda.
Haley Brigger: I was having so much trouble fixing my sticky spacebar! Thanks so much for
this video xD
Nishant Jain: thanks you so much. as i am typing this, my space key is working perfectly
now, before watching the video "everythingiwrotelookedlikethis"... :)
Blackphantom28 /: Thanks you save my gaming life because it came out with everything else and
if didn't know how to put it back in and my mum says its a sign that you
should stop playing
HelloMyNameIsTomas: BE CAREFUL WHEN YOU DO THIS! i have to go through 9 months without having 2
keys and i couldnt show my parents so for one year i had to find a way to
buy the keys off ebay and put it on :P but now im so happy i get to use my
macbook again :)
ryanruth12: thankyou! this video helps me A LOT!
Marina Tseng: I accidentally spilled a little bit of monster on my mac and some keys got
sticky. what I did instead of taking all the keys off is just pushing the
key up a bit, just enough to slide a baby wipe under it, and tugging it
from side to side to clean the bottom side of the key. it worked so....
Rosa Sophia: Thank you, Tim! Great video. My cat spilled beer on my keyboard. (She has a
drinking problem.) ;-)
Maria Gomez: Yes! Thank you for sharing! I had so much hair and dust in my spacebar!
LittleLegion: Rubbing alcohol is a lot safer.
jiaming lin: Root beer is code word for seman right? I have root beer all over mine too.
Deano Shepherd: Helpful video. Thank you.
It would have been even more helpful, may I suggest, if you had inserted a
brief close-up 'still' photo of the keyboard socket immediately after you
had removed it, together with the reverse of each key, for us to study at
Obviously you could not help swinging the camera about as you removed each
key and I did find it difficult to freeze frame at the closest, and
clearest, frame I could find. But I think all praise and thanks for
tearing down your own kit for our benefit.
I can say this because, unlike Mr BallSack What'sisface, my spacebar just
came off of its own accord.
PS I have a photo of my broken spacebar key and socket toghther as an
illustration of what I mean but I don't know how to append it here so that
you may see it (assuming you want to of course).
sunshizzleyou: Thank you! That's all that needs to be said!
Mark Singer: You sir, are THE MAN! Very gracious of you to provide such extraordinarily
patiently delivered details that helped me get my post coffee spill
keyboard back to tip top condition. Truly fantastic advise. Thank you!
MikeTysonFan1011: Thanks a lot for the great video. You just saved me 300 $. I went to two
repair shops, one of them authorised, both of them refused to clean my
keyboard, and only offered me a new one at the cost of 300 $. I had spilled
some soda on my laptop, so the keys got a bit sticky, but only a few of
them, so I did´nt want to pay for a completely new keyboard. Hence I
decided that I would have a go myself, as I had nothing to lose as I saw
it. Even through it was a horrible experience pulling those caps off
everything went great thanks to your video :)
Mykola Rozhok: Works equally well with sherry. Thanks Tim, made my day!
Asking Arizona: Thank you! I didn't spill anything on mine, thank god, but my keys were a
jkulibert2: Thank-you so much for amking this video. This absolutely fixed my sticky
StarTropicsKing .: Thank you so much!! My gf accidentally spilled my pop all over the top
half of my laptop keyboard! I'm so glad that Apple manufactures the
keyboard so tightly so it won't short out so easily. Once you explained
how to take the keys off I figured it out from there. Keys still aren't
perfect but they aren't sticky anymore!
chepar20: Hey! thanks for the video. I spilled a litter beer in my keyboard
yesterday. Besides the cleaning, did you clean the internals? I dont have
problems with the keyboard but im concerned about the water inside. I was
just a bit of beer to the right side of my macbook 15 inch late 13. Do you
think I should open it and clean it? Most of it went to the small holes
next to the keyboard. Thanks for the advise!
ProMix-starý kanál !!: work in normal nootebooks ?
Vernon Mahoney: Thank you!
Kalowes David: thank you very much for showing how to clean!
Shona Creative: Thank you so much. I followed this video carefully and am now able to type
this to you after cleaning all of my stuck (not just sticky) keys. Very
schrodinger' cat: Ohhh crap, i tried this, !!!! AND I BROKE MY KEYBOARD!! Damn. haha
Stockiiii: really helpful video!
finally i was able to clean some keys :D
Jermaine Logan: I had a spill too and finally got fed up and followed your instructions. It
feels like a brand new keyboard now!!!! Thank you so much!
LudwigerCK: I was having a few problems with my spacebar recently and thanks to your
video I could clean it safely and very effectively! Thanks a lot for
explaining very well, with as much details as possible to make sure we
don't screw it all up! Very helpful!
Cody Gwartney: Thank you soo much this fixed my keyboard perfectly great video and very
good instructions thank you
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