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What is this Airport/Bluetooth Board Antenna for?

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When I took away my macbook screen I had to de-assembly several parts. When doing so, the antenna I circle in red in the picture broke, when trying to lift it, I accidentally lifted the pin welded to the Airport/Bluetooth Board.

Is there a way to weld it back on? Or should I get a replacement board?

What is that antenna for? Is it for mouse and keyboard? Because my magic mouse isn't working anymore and I think it's because of that antenna.

I'd appreciate the help.

Thanx!

Alex

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You'll need to get a new board sadly. Here's the part you'll need: MacBook Pro Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) Airport/Bluetooth Board - Apple PN 661-5867

MacBook Pro Unibody (Early 2011 through Mid 2012) AirPort/Bluetooth Board Image

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That Controls airdrop , bluetooth and wifi

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Its going to be a risky task to try to soder it back on

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@justinsr so that's why my mouse isn't working... but wifi works perfectly... I should by the part... any ideas where to get it?

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you probably just messed up the bluetooth part of it il try to link you to the part

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012 AirPort/Bluetooth Board Replacement

that should show you how to do it and links to the parts

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