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Third generation of iPad, featuring 4G capabilities, released on March 16, 2012. Model number A1430. Repairs require heat and careful prying.

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Cellular and WiFiAntenna Cables, sockets they plug into on Logic Board

Can someone identify the correct sockets to plug the Antenna cables into on the underside of the Logic Board.

This is urgent! Thanks and much appreciated!

There are 3 cables, one to the left antenna, one to the right antenna and the third going to something else.

Thanks again!

This is the closest example I can find, but still no success!

I am getting "Searching..." on the iPad and then "No Signal", Both Sim Card Reader slot has been replaced and also the antenna's replaced..

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Review this IFIXIT guide: iPad 3 4G Logic Board Replacement. Jump to Step 39 for the ribbon cable for the headphone and Cellular antennas & 41 for the WiFi.

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Its the connectors in Step 44 I'm concerned with, just eye-balling a photo isn't really helpful as no one has them "digitally labelled" for which component they go to and I just want to be absolutely sure they're connected into the right sockets... I'm still getting "Searching..." and "No Signal" even after replacing the Left and Right Antenna's at the top and also the Sim Card Reader :(


OK, Here's the other side image to guide you: Bluetooth & WiFi cables Note the direction the cables feed from thats the only clue. Referring to the picture: The top cable goes to the Right side, The middle to the Left and the bottom goes just under the lip of the Cellular antenna frame.


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