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iPad 2 Wi-Fi EMC 2415 Logic Board Replacement

Replace the logic board in your iPad 2 Wi-Fi EMC 2415

Use this guide to replace a damaged logic board.

Step 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

Use a plastic opening tool to lift the display data cable lock upwards. Pull the display data cable out of its socket. Be careful not pull the connector upward as you disconnect it from its socket.

Step 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the display data cable lock upwards.

  • Pull the display data cable out of its socket.

  • Be careful not pull the connector upward as you disconnect it from its socket.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the LCD assembly from the rear panel assembly.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the LCD assembly from the rear panel assembly.

Step 3  ¶ 

If present, use a plastic opening tool to help remove the piece of tape covering the end of the dock connector cable. Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the dock connector cable's connector up from its socket on the logic board. Peel the dock connector ribbon cable off the rear panel.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • If present, use a plastic opening tool to help remove the piece of tape covering the end of the dock connector cable.

  • Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to carefully pry the dock connector cable's connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  • Peel the dock connector ribbon cable off the rear panel.

Step 4  ¶ 

Pry the speaker cable connector straight up from its socket on the logic board.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Pry the speaker cable connector straight up from its socket on the logic board.

  • Be careful to pry only the connector, not the socket on the logic board, or you may destroy the socket.

Step 5  ¶ 

Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to flip up the retaining flap on the headphone jack and front camera cable ZIF socket. Be sure you are prying upward on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to flip up the retaining flap on the headphone jack and front camera cable ZIF socket.

  • Be sure you are prying upward on the hinged retaining flap, not the socket itself.

  • Peel the headphone jack and front camera cable off the rear case.

Step 6  ¶ 

Pull the headphone jack and front camera ribbon cable straight out of its socket on the logic board.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Pull the headphone jack and front camera ribbon cable straight out of its socket on the logic board.

Step 7  ¶ 

Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to flip up the retainer securing the control board cable connector to its socket on the logic board. Pull the connector away from its socket on the logic board.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to flip up the retainer securing the control board cable connector to its socket on the logic board.

  • Pull the connector away from its socket on the logic board.

  • Do not lift the cable upward as you disconnect it.

Step 8  ¶ 

Remove the two 2.1 mm Phillips screws securing the logic board bracket to the rear case near the digitizer cable socket. Remove the logic board bracket from the rear case.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 2.1 mm Phillips screws securing the logic board bracket to the rear case near the digitizer cable socket.

  • Remove the logic board bracket from the rear case.

Step 9  ¶ 

Remove the remaining three 2.6 mm Phillips screws securing the logic board to the rear case.

Step 9  ¶ 

  • Remove the remaining three 2.6 mm Phillips screws securing the logic board to the rear case.

Step 10  ¶ 

Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to gently pry the logic board up from the adhesive securing it to the rear case.

Step 10  ¶ 

  • Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to gently pry the logic board up from the adhesive securing it to the rear case.

Step 11  ¶ 

Lift the logic board out from the rear case and tilt it slightly toward the battery.

Step 11  ¶ 

  • Lift the logic board out from the rear case and tilt it slightly toward the battery.

  • Do not try to completely remove it just yet. There is still an antenna cable attached to it.

Step 12  ¶ 

Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to pry the Wi-Fi antenna connector up from its socket on the logic board.

Step 12  ¶ 

  • Use the edge of a plastic opening tool to pry the Wi-Fi antenna connector up from its socket on the logic board.

  • Remove the logic board from the iPad 2.