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Repair guide : Power/volume Cable iPad Pro

Level : Medium Time : 35 min Author : Alexandre
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You're tired of having to struggle against your iPad Pro because of a defective power button ? In order not to have issues turning it on/off or controlling the volume button, know that you have to replace the power and volume cable!

Experts at SOSav have disassembled the iPad Pro to explain to you the steps to follow, thanks to our repair tutorials, which come with pictures and comments. You will then be able to replace yourself the power and volume cable for so little money without having to go to a professional repairer.


  • Can't turn on the iPad Pro
  • Can't control the volume
  • Defective power button
  • Defective volume buttons
  • Teared cable
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: Power/volume Cable iPad Pro
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the power/volume cable of your iPad Pro, 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 the edges of the iPad Pro for 2 to 3 minutes.

Careful to only heat the edges, not the screen. Otherwise you'll damage the LCD.

Step 3

Insert the pick on the right side between the frame and the screen.

Do not use force, if it won't come off, do not hesitate to heat the edges up again.

Step 4

Put the picks between the frame and the screen.

This enables to keep the screen lifter while removing the rest of it.

Do the same at the top of the screen.

Step 5

Heat up the left part and continue removing the screen.

Put the picks between the screen and frame to keep it opened.

Step 6

Use the hair dryer again and heat up the bottom part of the iPad.

Use the nylon spduger and gently remove the screen.

There are 2 antennes glued as shown in red on the second picture.

The home button cable is very close to the edge, careful not to damage it. 

Step 7

Start by lifting the screen at the top.

Step 8

Put your hands on each side of the screen and lift it from the bottom to the top. 

Do not remove it just yet, it is still attached to two cables.

Step 9

Use the cruciform screwdriver and remove the 3 screws circled in red.

Then with a pair of metal tweezers, remove the screen connectors cables bracket.

Step 10

Use the nylon spudger to remove the first connector. 

Step 11

Do the same step on the second connector right next to it.

Step 12

With a nylon spudger, remove the black adhesive on the side of the iPad as shown on the picture.

Step 13

With the cruciform screwdriver, remove the 5 screws circled in red.

Those screws maintain the power/volume buttons cables.

Step 14

Use the nylon spudger and take off the cable from the rear panel.

Step 15

With the nylon spudger, remove the cable's end.

This part is very thin, do not pull too much or you'll break the cable.

Step 16

Still with the nylon spudger, pry up to disconnect the buttons cable.

Step 17

Use the cruciform screwdriver to remove the screw located under the cable.

Then remove the whole cable with the pair of tweezers.

Step 18

The power/volume buttons cable is now disassembled.

You can replace it by a new one if needed.

To reassemble your iPad Pro follow this guide in reverse order.


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