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iPad Air Wi-Fi Right Antenna Replacement

Replace the combination Wi-Fi and Bluetooth antenna on the lower right side of an iPad Air.

Use this guide to replace the right-hand antenna in your iPad Air.

Adım 1 Right Antenna  ¶ 

Insert a spudger under the antenna cable closest to the edge of the iPad and lift upward to disconnect the antenna cable connector. Insert a spudger under the antenna cable closest to the edge of the iPad and lift upward to disconnect the antenna cable connector.

Adım 1 Right Antenna  ¶ 

  • Insert a spudger under the antenna cable closest to the edge of the iPad and lift upward to disconnect the antenna cable connector.

Adım 2  ¶ 

There are two large pieces of tape wrapped around the right antenna cable, securing it to the rear case. Peel the tape up from the rear case. While peeling the antenna tape up, leave it in place on the antenna cable to aid with reassembly.

Adım 2  ¶ 

  • There are two large pieces of tape wrapped around the right antenna cable, securing it to the rear case.

  • Peel the tape up from the rear case.

  • While peeling the antenna tape up, leave it in place on the antenna cable to aid with reassembly.

Adım 3  ¶ 

The antenna cable is anchored to the speaker with a small metal bracket. The bracket is permanently crimped to the antenna and adhered to the speaker enclosure. Carefully insert an opening pick between the speaker enclosure and the antenna cable bracket. Slide the pick toward the home button to cut the adhesive.

Adım 3  ¶ 

  • The antenna cable is anchored to the speaker with a small metal bracket. The bracket is permanently crimped to the antenna and adhered to the speaker enclosure.

  • Carefully insert an opening pick between the speaker enclosure and the antenna cable bracket.

  • Slide the pick toward the home button to cut the adhesive.

  • Push the bracket away from the speaker until it clears the tape underneath.

Adım 4  ¶ 

Remove the following Phillips #000 screws securing the right antenna:

Adım 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the following Phillips #000 screws securing the right antenna:

  • One 2.3 mm screw

  • Two 1.4 mm screws

Adım 5  ¶ 

Insert the flat end of a spudger between the antenna and the speaker assembly. Slide the spudger toward the home button to cut the foam adhesive securing the antenna. Slide the spudger toward the home button to cut the foam adhesive securing the antenna.

Adım 5  ¶ 

  • Insert the flat end of a spudger between the antenna and the speaker assembly.

  • Slide the spudger toward the home button to cut the foam adhesive securing the antenna.

Adım 6  ¶ 

Remove the right antenna from the iPad.

Adım 6  ¶ 

  • Remove the right antenna from the iPad.