The keycap puller is located under the keyboard. press the keycap puller down on top of a keycap until it clicks. Pull straight up to remove keycap.
To ensure stability, the removable optical switches are firmly seated into the machines aluminum top plate. To ensure the switch remains well seated, only remove the switch if switch replacement is required.
Remove keycap. Surrounding keycaps may need to be removed. With the switch remover pressed against the metal faceplate, its claws positioned at the top and bottom of the switch (not side-to-side), place your fingers toward the bottom of the switch remover and squeeze. The switch remover claws will press inward under the switch, releasing the locking tab. Pull upwards toward the top of the keyboard while carefully rocking the switch out of its location.