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iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi Logic Board Replacement

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Replace the logic board in an iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi.

  • Autor: Scott Havard
  • Tiempo estimado: 45 minutos - 2 horas
  • Dificultad: Difícil

Use this guide to replace the logic board in an iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi. Note that replacing your logic board will result in a loss of all data and Touch ID functionality.

Paso 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

Remove the tape covering the two speaker ZIF connectors. Remove the tape covering the two speaker ZIF connectors. Remove the tape covering the two speaker ZIF connectors.

Paso 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

  • Remove the tape covering the two speaker ZIF connectors.

Paso 2  ¶ 

Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the left speaker's ZIF connector. Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the left speaker's ZIF connector.

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the left speaker's ZIF connector.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Slide the left speaker cable out of its ZIF connector. Slide the left speaker cable out of its ZIF connector.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Slide the left speaker cable out of its ZIF connector.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the right speaker's ZIF connector. Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the right speaker's ZIF connector.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the right speaker's ZIF connector.

Paso 5  ¶ 

Slide the right speaker cable out of its ZIF connector. Slide the right speaker cable out of its ZIF connector.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • Slide the right speaker cable out of its ZIF connector.

Paso 6  ¶ 

Use a spudger to gently pry up the antenna cables from their sockets. Use a spudger to gently pry up the antenna cables from their sockets. Use a spudger to gently pry up the antenna cables from their sockets.

Paso 6  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to gently pry up the antenna cables from their sockets.

Paso 7  ¶ 

Firmly grasp the antenna cable and peel up the grounding tape attaching it to the logic board. Upon reassembly, it is important to reattach the antenna cable to the logic board with grounding tape properly adhered on the copper tape. Upon reassembly, it is important to reattach the antenna cable to the logic board with grounding tape properly adhered on the copper tape.

Paso 7  ¶ 

  • Firmly grasp the antenna cable and peel up the grounding tape attaching it to the logic board.

  • Upon reassembly, it is important to reattach the antenna cable to the logic board with grounding tape properly adhered on the copper tape.

Paso 8  ¶ 

Remove the 1.2 mm Phillips screw securing the bracket covering the volume control cable connector. Remove the bracket.

Paso 8  ¶ 

  • Remove the 1.2 mm Phillips screw securing the bracket covering the volume control cable connector.

  • Remove the bracket.

Paso 9  ¶ 

Detach the volume button cable connector by prying it straight up from its socket. Detach the volume button cable connector by prying it straight up from its socket.

Paso 9  ¶ 

  • Detach the volume button cable connector by prying it straight up from its socket.

Paso 10  ¶ 

Pry up the rear facing camera cable connector from its socket. Pry up the rear facing camera cable connector from its socket.

Paso 10  ¶ 

  • Pry up the rear facing camera cable connector from its socket.

Paso 11  ¶ 

Pry up the home button/microphone ribbon cable connector from its socket. Pry up the home button/microphone ribbon cable connector from its socket.

Paso 11  ¶ 

  • Pry up the home button/microphone ribbon cable connector from its socket.

Paso 12  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the Facetime camera connector from its socket on the logic board. Pry up the adhesive attaching the Facetime camera cable to the audio jack cable underneath. Fold the Facetime camera cable up and out of the way.

Paso 12  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the Facetime camera connector from its socket on the logic board.

  • Pry up the adhesive attaching the Facetime camera cable to the audio jack cable underneath.

  • Fold the Facetime camera cable up and out of the way.

Paso 13  ¶ 

Disconnect the headphone jack cable connector from its socket on the logic board. Pry the cable up to  free it from the adhesive securing it  to the rear case. Pull the audio jack cable out of the way of the logic board below.

Paso 13  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the headphone jack cable connector from its socket on the logic board.

  • Pry the cable up to free it from the adhesive securing it to the rear case.

  • Pull the audio jack cable out of the way of the logic board below.

Paso 14  ¶ 

Use tweezers to peel up the rightmost grounding tape attaching the antennas to the logic board. Bend the antenna wire back and out of the way of the logic board. Bend the antenna wire back and out of the way of the logic board.

Paso 14  ¶ 

  • Use tweezers to peel up the rightmost grounding tape attaching the antennas to the logic board.

  • Bend the antenna wire back and out of the way of the logic board.

Paso 15  ¶ 

Peel up the tape covering the top left edge of the logic board. Peel up the tape covering the top left edge of the logic board.

Paso 15  ¶ 

  • Peel up the tape covering the top left edge of the logic board.

Paso 16  ¶ 

Remove the four 1.6 mm Phillips screws attaching the lightning port to the rear case.

Paso 16  ¶ 

  • Remove the four 1.6 mm Phillips screws attaching the lightning port to the rear case.

Paso 17  ¶ 

The Lightning connector cable is stuck to the case with some adhesive. To detach the adhesive you will be sliding an opening pick between the cable and the case. Be very careful not to cut the Lightning connector cable itself. Insert an opening pick underneath the Lightning cable where it meets the logic board.

Paso 17  ¶ 

  • The Lightning connector cable is stuck to the case with some adhesive. To detach the adhesive you will be sliding an opening pick between the cable and the case. Be very careful not to cut the Lightning connector cable itself.

  • Insert an opening pick underneath the Lightning cable where it meets the logic board.

  • Slide the opening pick towards the bend in the cable.

Paso 18  ¶ 

Pull the Lightning connector straight out of its recess in the rear case. Pull the Lightning connector straight out of its recess in the rear case.

Paso 18  ¶ 

  • Pull the Lightning connector straight out of its recess in the rear case.

Paso 19  ¶ 

Prepare an iOpener following the steps in the Calentamiento de iOpener Guide.

Paso 19  ¶ 

  • Prepare an iOpener following the steps in the Calentamiento de iOpener Guide.

  • Place the iOpener along the top of the back of the iPad for 2-3 minutes to soften the adhesive holding the logic board in place.

Paso 20  ¶ 

Insert an opening tool underneath the logic board below the FaceTime camera. Pry the left edge of the logic board up.

Paso 20  ¶ 

  • Insert an opening tool underneath the logic board below the FaceTime camera.

  • Pry the left edge of the logic board up.

  • Lift the end of the logic board slowly. If you encounter significant resistance, stop prying and reapply the iOpener.

Paso 21  ¶ 

Insert an opening pick underneath the portion of the logic board pried up in the previous step. Slide the opening pick towards the volume control buttons, and stop at the bend in the logic board.

Paso 21  ¶ 

  • Insert an opening pick underneath the portion of the logic board pried up in the previous step.

  • Slide the opening pick towards the volume control buttons, and stop at the bend in the logic board.

Paso 22  ¶ 

Place a heated iOpener on the lefthand side of the back of the iPad for 2-3 minutes.

Paso 22  ¶ 

  • Place a heated iOpener on the lefthand side of the back of the iPad for 2-3 minutes.

Paso 23  ¶ 

Insert a plastic opening tool underneath the logic board, inside the rectangular cut out, and gently pry the logic board up. Slide the opening tool down the length of the gap while continuing to pry the logic board up. Lift the logic board slowly. If you encounter significant resistance, stop prying and reapply the iOpener.

Paso 23  ¶ 

  • Insert a plastic opening tool underneath the logic board, inside the rectangular cut out, and gently pry the logic board up.

  • Slide the opening tool down the length of the gap while continuing to pry the logic board up.

  • Lift the logic board slowly. If you encounter significant resistance, stop prying and reapply the iOpener.

Paso 24  ¶ 

Insert an opening tool underneath the logic board on the other side of the rectangular cut out and pry it up. Slide the opening tool down the length of the gap while continuing to pry the logic board up. Lift the the logic board slowly. If you encounter significant resistance, stop prying and reapply the iOpener.

Paso 24  ¶ 

  • Insert an opening tool underneath the logic board on the other side of the rectangular cut out and pry it up.

  • Slide the opening tool down the length of the gap while continuing to pry the logic board up.

  • Lift the the logic board slowly. If you encounter significant resistance, stop prying and reapply the iOpener.

Paso 25  ¶ 

Insert a plastic card underneath the logic board. Slide the card down the length of the logic board to release the adhesive. Slide the card down the length of the logic board to release the adhesive.

Paso 25  ¶ 

  • Insert a plastic card underneath the logic board.

  • Slide the card down the length of the logic board to release the adhesive.

Paso 26  ¶ 

Slide a plastic card underneath the center of the logic board, pushing it in as far as it will go. Slowly swing the left edge of the logic board up, while making sure it doesn't snag against any of the disconnected cables.

Paso 26  ¶ 

  • Slide a plastic card underneath the center of the logic board, pushing it in as far as it will go.

  • Slowly swing the left edge of the logic board up, while making sure it doesn't snag against any of the disconnected cables.

  • If any portion of the logic board requires excessive force to pry up, stop prying, re-apply the iOpener, and re-perform the corresponding guide steps to fully release the adhesive.

Paso 27  ¶ 

Remove the logic board. Remove the logic board. Remove the logic board.

Paso 27  ¶ 

  • Remove the logic board.