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iPad Air Wi-Fi LCD Replacement

Use this guide to replace the LCD screen in your iPad Air.

  • Autore: Sam Goldheart
  • Stima il tempo: 30 minuti - 2 ore
  • Difficoltà: Difficile

Replace a damaged or nonfunctioning LCD in an iPad Air.

Passo 1 LCD  ¶ 

Remove any tape obscuring the LCD screws. Remove any tape obscuring the LCD screws. Remove any tape obscuring the LCD screws.

Passo 1 LCD  ¶ 

  • Remove any tape obscuring the LCD screws.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Remove the following Phillips screws securing the LCD.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the following Phillips screws securing the LCD.

  • Three 4.0 mm screws

  • One 4.8 mm screw

Passo 3  ¶ 

Do not attempt to fully remove the LCD. It is still connected to the iPad by several cables at the home button end. Lift only from the front-facing camera end. Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the LCD out of its recess just enough to grab it with your fingers. Flip the iPad LCD like a page in a book, lifting near the camera and turning it over the home button end of the rear case.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Do not attempt to fully remove the LCD. It is still connected to the iPad by several cables at the home button end. Lift only from the front-facing camera end.

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the LCD out of its recess just enough to grab it with your fingers.

  • Flip the iPad LCD like a page in a book, lifting near the camera and turning it over the home button end of the rear case.

  • Be gentle and keep an eye on the LCD cables as you flip the display over.

  • Lay the LCD on its face to allow access to the display cables.

  • Set the LCD down on a soft, clean, lint-free surface.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Remove the single 2.3 mm Phillips screw securing the battery connector to the logic board. To reduce the risk of a short, you can insert a battery blocker or a modified opening pick to disconnect the battery. Slide the battery blocker underneath the battery connector area of the logic board, and leave it in place while you work.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the single 2.3 mm Phillips screw securing the battery connector to the logic board.

  • To reduce the risk of a short, you can insert a battery blocker or a modified opening pick to disconnect the battery.

  • Slide the battery blocker underneath the battery connector area of the logic board, and leave it in place while you work.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Remove the three 1.4 mm Phillips screws from the display cable bracket.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 1.4 mm Phillips screws from the display cable bracket.

Passo 6  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to gently pry the display cable bracket straight up from the logic board. The display cable connector is adhered to the underside of the bracket, so don’t push the spudger too far under the bracket, or you may damage the connector.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to gently pry the display cable bracket straight up from the logic board.

  • The display cable connector is adhered to the underside of the bracket, so don’t push the spudger too far under the bracket, or you may damage the connector.

Passo 7  ¶ 

Remove the LCD.

Passo 7  ¶ 

  • Remove the LCD.