Replacement iPad 2 Wi-Fi Front Panel
Instruments used in this guide
-Heat gun or hair dryer
-Phillips 00 Screwdriver
-Plastic Opening Tools
-iFixit Guitar Picks set of eight
Parts related to this guide
-iPad 2 Front Panel
Use this guide to exchange a cracked front panel.
1} Entrance Panel
The iPad 2 is an especially troublesome gadget to open. Earlier than making an attempt this information, bear in mind that you could be break your entrance panel and/or deform the plastic bezel around it through the opening sequence. Within the following steps you’ll use a heat gun to melt the adhesive securing the front panel to the rear panel. Try to not permit the stream of hot air to contact the skinny plastic strip across the outer perimeter of the front panel as it might soften, permanently deform, and lose texture.
When heating up the entrance panel, the goal is to loosen the adhesive located within the areas highlighted in pink in the second picture.When prying up the front panel, be particularly cautious not to damage the Wi-Fi antenna in the space boxed in blue or the digitizer cable in the area boxed in black
within the second picture.
Use a warmth gun to softly warmth the entrance panel to the correct of the house button.Do not warmth up the home button, as it is plastic and simply melts/deforms.
2} As soon as the realm of the front panel to the correct of the home button has been heated adequately, it must be straightforward to insert a plastic opening tool between the outer plastic bezel and the entrance panel proper next to the home button.
Use your plastic opening instrument to softly create a small hole between the front panel and the outer bezel to
the appropriate of the home button. If the adhesive is tough to separate, do not be afraid to heat it up again. Excessively prying and bending the front panel when the adhesive is not pliable sufficient can easily trigger it to crack. Insert a guitar decide into the small gap created by the plastic opening tool.
3} Warmth up the realm of the front bezel to the appropriate of the home button alongside the bottom edge and make your manner nearer to the underside proper nook of the iPad. Slide the primary guitar choose towards the underside proper corner of the iPad and insert one other guitar choose to take care of the gap between the entrance panel and the iPad subsequent to the home button.
7} Fastidiously rotate the entrance panel away from the iPad, being certain that no adhesive remains to be attaching the two components. Do not put extreme strain on the digitizer cable.
10} Raise the LCD from its lengthy edge closest to the quantity buttons and rotate it out of the rear case.
Lay the LCD on the entrance panel as seen within the second picture.
14} Briefly put the LCD back into the physique of the iPad 2 and take away the entrance panel, being cautious to not harm the digitizer cable in the process.If you are changing the front panel with a new one,
make sure that to switch over the metallic digital camera bracket and the home button assembly. Both might be removed using a spudger and warmth. View with for Replacement iPad 2 Wi-Fi Front Panel