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Changes to iPad 5 Wi-Fi Case Button/Cable Replacement Introduction

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iPad 5 Wi-Fi
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Case Button/Cable
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iPad 5 Wi-Fi Case Button/Cable Replacement
Introduction
Use this guide to replace the case buttons and ribbon cable in your iPad 5 Wi-Fi.
It's possible to complete this guide without removing the right antenna, right speaker, and logic board (steps 42-96). However, removing these components will give more room to work and reduce the risk of damage to the case button ribbon cable.
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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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Summary
Replace the rotation lock/mute switch, power and volume buttons in a 5th generation iPad Wi-Fi.

Guide Prerequisites

Tools

  • iOpener x1 added.
  • iFixit Opening Picks (Set of 6) x1 added.
  • Suction Handle x1 added.
  • Tweezers x1 added.
  • Phillips #000 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Phillips #00 Screwdriver x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • Battery Blocker x1 added.

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Steps

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