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Repair guide : WiFi Antenna iPad Pro

Level : Hard Time : 35 min Author : Alexandre
35 people have done this repair successfully ! Why not you?

An iPad Pro with no WiFi ? This can be very irritating to work or browse the web ! So if you're tired to not be able to use the WiFi, of if the network is too slow, take action with SOSav !

Our experts have prepared for you this repair guide to help you disassemble the WiFi antenna. You'll have a like new tablet for so little money.


Symptoms:

  • Can't connect to WiFi
  • Low WiFi connection
  • No WiFi
  • Always disconnect
Some advice before you start
Repair - Repair guide: WiFi Antenna iPad Pro
Guide format : Pdf Integrate

Step 1

Before disassembling the WiFi antenna 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

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

Step 13

The with the nylon spudger, remove the antenna cable linked to the logic board.

Step 14

Do the same on the 2nd antenna located on the side.

Step 15

Use the nylon spudger to remove the right antenna.

Step 16

Slide the spudger's tip under the rest of the antenna to remove it. 

Repeat this step for the left antenna.

Step 17

Grab the antenna to remove it from the rear panel.

Step 18

Insert the spudger flat end under the antenna block and take it off.

Step 19

The right WiFi antenna of your iPad Pro is now disassembled.

You can replace it by a new on if you have connection issues.

Step 20

Do the steps 15 and 16 to remove the left antenna.

Then with the nylon spudger, remove the antenna block.

Step 21

Lift the antenna block with the nylon spudger.

Step 22

The two WiFi antenna on the iPad Pro are now disassembled.

In case of a connection issue, replace both antennas if needed.

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

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