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Introduction

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  1. Remove the following Phillips #00 screws from the left antenna:
    • Remove the following Phillips #00 screws from the left antenna:

    • One 2.6 mm screw

    • Two 1.5 mm screws

  2. Use the flat end of a spudger to loosen the foam adhesive securing the Wi-Fi antenna to the left speaker. Use the flat end of a spudger to loosen the foam adhesive securing the Wi-Fi antenna to the left speaker.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to loosen the foam adhesive securing the Wi-Fi antenna to the left speaker.

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  4. Use the flat end of a spudger to fold the wide left-hand piece of tape away from the left speaker. Use the flat end of a spudger to fold the wide left-hand piece of tape away from the left speaker.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to fold the wide left-hand piece of tape away from the left speaker.

  5. Use the tip of a spudger to pry the antenna cable tape up from the rear case of the iPad. Gently pull the antenna cable out of the way as you work along the piece of tape to free it and keep it from resealing. Gently pull the antenna cable out of the way as you work along the piece of tape to free it and keep it from resealing.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to pry the antenna cable tape up from the rear case of the iPad.

    • Gently pull the antenna cable out of the way as you work along the piece of tape to free it and keep it from resealing.

  6. Pull the antenna cable from the clip behind the Lightning connector. Pull the antenna cable from the clip behind the Lightning connector.
    • Pull the antenna cable from the clip behind the Lightning connector.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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