How to Replace Your MacBook Keys

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Are you hving trouble with your MacBook Pro 2017 keyboard? If so, you’re not alone. Many users have reported issues with the keyboard, ranging from sticky keys to keys that don’t work at all. Fortunately, Apple offers free key replacement for eligible MacBook Pro 2017 models.

If you’re experiencing problems with your laptop’s keyboard, it’s important to determine the cause before taking it in for service. It could be a simple software issue or a more serious hardware problem. If you’ve tried troubleshooting and nothing has worked, then it may be time to look into getting your laptop serviced by Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider.

When taking your laptop in for key replacement, it’s important to make sure that you bring all of the necessary documentation: proof of purchase, serial number, and model number. This will help the technician identify your laptop and determine if it is eligible for repair. Once the technician has examined the keyboard, they will decide what type of service is needed—this cold involve replacing one or more keys or even the entire keyboard.

Keyboard replacement can be expensive but luckily Apple offers free service on eligible MacBook Pro 2017 models. Depending on the severity of the issue and whether one or more keys need to be replaced, you can expect to pay anywhere from $125 up to around $250 for parts and labor costs. Keep in mind that this cost can vary depending on where you take your laptop in for service.

Replacing a keyboard on a MacBook Pro 2017 model doesn’t have to be stressful—just make sure that you do some research beforehand and choose an authorized service provider who can provde quality work at a reasonable price. By following these steps, you should be able to get your laptop working like new again in no time!

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Replacing a Single Key on a MacBook Pro

Yes, it is possible to replace a single key on a MacBook Pro. Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider can provide this service free of charge. After examining the keyboard, the type of service will be determined and may involve replacing one or more keys or the entire keyboard. In some cases, Apple may offer to replace the whole keyboard in order to fix any underlying issues that could potentially cause further damage.

Replacing a Single Key

Yes, it is possible to replace a single key on a keyboard. Depending on the type of keyboard you have, the key may be secured with a small plastic clip or fastener, or it may simply be held in place by friction. If the key is fastened with a clip, you will need to locate a replacement key with the same clip, as well as any other parts necessary for securing the key properly. You can usually find these parts at an electronics store or online. Alternatively, many manufacturers offer replacement keys and kits for their keyboards.

Buying Individual Keys for Mac Computers

Yes, you can buy individual keys for Mac laptops. We have a wide range of replacement keys for Mac laptops, ranging from 2009 to 2021 models. All our Mac replacement keys are compatible with the original keyboards and come with a 90-day warranty. We also provide detailed instructions on how to install them if required. If you’re unable to find the key you need for your model, pease get in touch with one of our specialists who can advise you on which key your laptop requires.

Does Removing MacBook Keys Void Warranty?

Yes, removing MacBook keys does void the warranty. Removing a key, even if it is accidentally popped off, can cause damage to the laptop’s internal components and may interfere with other parts of the system. Furthermore, any attempt to replace or reinstall a key will also void the warranty. Therefore, it is important to take extra care when handling MacBook keys and any attempts to repair them shoud be done in accordance with Apple’s guidelines.

Repairing a Key on a MacBook Pro with Glue

No, unfortunately you cannot use glue to fix a key cap on your MacBook Pro. The keys are designed to pivot and move togther with a butterfly mechanism, so if you attempt to use glue it could potentially damage the keyboard or even the butterfly mechanism itself. A better solution is to check with an Apple Store or authorized service provider, as they may be able to replace the key cap for you.

Reattaching MacBook Keys

Yes, you can reattach MacBook keys. To do this, you’ll need to locate the connector joint on the keyboard and align it with the key. Then place the missing key over the connector joint and apply firm pressure with your finger, from riht to left, until you hear a clicking noise. This means that key has been properly attached to the connector joint.


In conclusion, if you have a MacBook Pro 2017 and your keyboard needs to be replaced, you can get it serviced by Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider free of charge. Depending on the extent of the damage, this could involve replacing one or more keys, or even the entire keyboard. The cost for service is estimated to be around $125. So if you’re in need of a key replacement for your MacBook Pro 2017, it may be worth looking into.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.