MacBook keyboard problems are, unfortunately, fairly common, and while you may be able to fix them temporarily at home with a life hack or two, it’s better to let someone with the training and know-how necessary to take a look at your device and fix it properly. Here are some of the common MacBook keyboard issues for which you might want to seek professional help.
Problems with the Butterfly Mechanism
One of the problems many owners of 2016 MacBook Pros are discovering is that the butterfly mechanisms aren’t highly reliable. This is an issue many are experiencing across the board, though it can potentially be fixable. Allow us to take a look by bringing your MacBook in or by letting us come to you.
Keys Are Sticking
Another common issue with the MacBook Pro is sticky keys. Now, many websites will tell you to try fixing this problem with a butter knife or another concerning device, but we recommend bringing your laptop in for a free diagnostic. You may just need a quick cleaning or it could be indicative of a larger issue. Either way, you’ll feel much better when you put your computer in the hands of professionals.
Keyboard Stops Working Entirely
If you haven’t spilled anything on your keyboard and it has suddenly stopped working, you might want to try troubleshooting the issue at home first. Make sure there’s a connection and that your computer has power. Then try restarting your Mac. If you have a wireless keyboard, make sure to check the Bluetooth connection. If none of this seems to be a problem and your keyboard still isn’t working, let us take a look.
Wireless Keyboard Won’t Connect
If you do have a wireless keyboard that won’t connect at all, there’s a possibility the problem is with the Bluetooth. There are plenty of ways to troubleshoot this issue, but we also recommend bringing your laptop in for a free diagnostic session if you’ve tried troubleshooting and come up empty. It’s best to consider the issue of the keyboard being wireless and how this can create separate problems from a wired keyboard.
Still Having Keyboard Problems? Call Today.
We want to help you fix your keyboard so you can go back to using your laptop for everyday work and fun. Let us come to you or stop by today for a diagnostic session and an estimate of your necessary repairs.