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iPad 2 CDMA Camera Bracket Replacement

Replace the camera bracket in your iPad 2 CDMA.

Use this guide to replace the camera bracket in your iPad 2 CDMA.

Parts of this guide were shot with a Wi-Fi model and as such the internals may look slightly different from the cellular model. The procedure is the same for both models except where noted.

Step 1 Camera Bracket  ¶ 

The camera bracket is attached to the front panel by adhesive. The use of an iOpener to soften the adhesive is highly recommended.

Step 1 Camera Bracket  ¶ 

  • The camera bracket is attached to the front panel by adhesive. The use of an iOpener to soften the adhesive is highly recommended.

  • Follow the iOpener heating instructions described in the iOpener heating section at the beginning of this guide.

  • Be careful not to overheat the iOpener during the repair procedure. We recommend waiting at least two minutes before reheating the iOpener.

  • Place the iOpener over the front facing camera on the front edge of the top of the display.

Step 2  ¶ 

Use the flat end of a spudger to push the camera bracket off the adhesive securing it to the front panel. The camera bracket will move about 2 mm to the right or left depending which way you push the camera bracket.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to push the camera bracket off the adhesive securing it to the front panel.

  • The camera bracket will move about 2 mm to the right or left depending which way you push the camera bracket.

Step 3  ¶ 

Lift and remove the camera bracket up off the front panel.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Lift and remove the camera bracket up off the front panel.