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Repair guide : Battery iPad 5 (2017)

Level : Very hard Time : 80 min Author : Alexandre
30 people have done this repair successfully ! Why not you?

You're having battery life issues on your iPad 2017 ? If the battery of your iPad does not last the day or if you have overheating issues, it's probably the battery which is defective. How do i replace it ? Nothing easier ! Follow our repair guide which comes with pictures and comments, it will help you fix your iPad yourself and for so little money !


Symptoms :

  • Randomly cuts
  • Battery life issue
  • iPad overheats
  • Charging issue
  • Swollen battery
Some advice before you start
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the battery of your iPad 5 (2017), you have to turn it off for safety reasons.

Press for a few seconds the power button and slide to power off.

Step 2

With a hair dryer, heat up the edges of the iPad for 2 to 3 minutes.

Careful to only heat up the edges, not the middle of the screen in order not to damage the LCD.

Step 3

Once the four sides heated, insert a nylon spudger in the top corner, between the frame and the touch screen and gently pry up.

Gently slide the spudger to the left to remove the top part of the screen.

Step 4

Now slide it to the left.

Continue to slide the spudger towards the bottom of the iPad.

Step 5

Repeat the previous step on the bottom part of the iPad screen.

Be gentle during that step, the home button has its cable glued to the screen.

Step 6

You can now gently lift (from left to right) the touch screen of your iPad.

Don't try removing the touch screen just yet. It is still attached to the logic board by a cable.

Step 7

Remove the four cruciform screws circled in red securing the LCD to the iPad.

Step 8

Use the nylon spudger and gently pry up the LCD screen of your iPad.

Don't try removing the LCD off the iPad. It is still attached to the logic board.

Step 9

Remove the 3 cruciform screws circled in red securing the LCD screen connection cable bracket.

Step 10

Use the nylon spudger and pry up on the LCd screen cable bracket.

The LCD cable is sticker to this bracket. By prying up, you'll disconnect it automatically from the logic board.

Then you can remove safely the LCD screen off your iPad.

Step 11

The LCD screen of your iPad 5 (2017) is now disassembled.

Step 12

The touch screen of your iPad 2017 is attached to the logic board by 3 connectors :

- 2 connectors for the touch screen

- 1 connector for the home button / Touch ID.

With the nylon spudger, start by disconnecting the first and second connector of the touch screen as shown on the pictures.

Step 13

With the same spudger, remove the adhesive tape covering the home button / Touch ID connector.

Step 14

Then gently lift the small valve securing the home button cable.

Slide the spudger under the cable to take it off the connector.

Step 15

The touch screen is now separated from the iPad.

Step 16

Disconnect the two WiFi antennas from the logic board with the nylon spudger's tip.

Step 17

Grabt he right WiFi antenna cable and scoot it over to the right.

Then grab the WiFi antenna cable and gently peel it without removing it entirely.

Step 18

Remove the three screws circled in red with the cruciform screwdriver.

Those screws secure the left WiFi antenna on the iPad.

Step 19

Slide the nylon spudger under the left WiFi antenna and gently pry up to remove it from the iPad.

Remove it.

Step 20

The left WiFi antenna of your iPad 2017 is now disassembled.

Step 21

Peel off the adhesive part covering the left speaker connector with the nylon spudger.

Step 22

Unlock the left speaker cable connector and remove it with the spudger.

Step 23

Remove the cruciform screws circled in red that secures the left speaker.

Step 24

Slide the spatule iSesamo between the rear panel and the left speaker to remove it from its socket.

Be gently in order not to damage it !

You can remove it.

Step 25

The left speaker of your iPad 2017 is now disassembled.

Step 26

Remove the adhesive tape covering the right speaker connector with the nylon spudger.

Step 27

Use a cruciform screwdriver to remove the three screws securing the right WiFi antenna on the iPad.

Step 28

Grab the right WiFi antenna and remove it.

Step 29

Remove the three cruciform screws circled in red that secure the dock connector and the right speaker.

Step 30

Unlock the right speaker cable connector and remove it with the nylon spudger.

Step 31

Insert the iSesamo between the rear panel and the right speaker.

Be gentle in order not to damage the dock connector underneath !

Then remove it.

Step 32

The right speaker of your iPad 2017 is now disassembled.

Step 33

Remove the two cruciform screws on the dock connector as shown on picture 1.

Then remove the three screws circled in red on picture 2. They secure the top cables bracket.

Remove the bracket with a pair of tweezers.

Step 34

With the nylon spudger's tip, unlock the power/volume buttons cable connector and take the cable off its connector.

Step 35

Disconnect the back camera with the spudger's flat end.

Unclip the front camera linking cable with the nylon spudger.

Step 36

Disconnect the jack plug cable and then the microphone cable by gently prying it up with the nylon spudger.

Step 37

Slide the nylon spudger under the dock connector as show on the picture and gently pry up to remove the dock connector from the rear panel.

Step 38

Heat up for 10 to 15 seconds the logic board with a hair dryer.

This will soften the adhesive that secure the logic board onto the iPad.

Step 39

Insert the nylon spudger under the logic board and gently lift to remove it.

Be gentle in order not to damage it.

Step 40

The logic board of your iPad 2017 is now disassembled.

Step 41

In order to remove the battery of your iPad, you have to heat up the rear panel of the tablet for 1 to 2 minutes with the hair dryer.

Step 42

Insert the nylon spudger under the battery by starting with the top right corner.

Then continue toward to the bottom.

Make sure not to bend or drill the battery during that step and the followings !

Step 43

Then insert the nylon spudger in the central part of the battery and gently try to peel it off.

You might have to heat it up a little bit more if the quantity of glue is more important.

Then grab the battery and remove it.

Step 44

The battery of your iPad 2017 is now disassembled.

If you have battery life issues, replace it by a new one.

To reassemble your iPad 5 (2017) follow this guide in reverse order.

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