Introdução

Are you unable to connect to WiFi? Your WiFi adapter may be broken. This guide will walk you through replacing it with a new, working WiFi adapter, with only a spudger and a Phillips #0 screw driver. Once you have a clean work space and the tools required, follow the steps below.

Peças

Não são necessárias peças.

Begin removing the bottom cover by sliding the battery removal slider to the right to pop off the top of the cover. Begin removing the bottom cover by sliding the battery removal slider to the right to pop off the top of the cover.
  • Begin removing the bottom cover by sliding the battery removal slider to the right to pop off the top of the cover.

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Slide a black spudger under the top of the cover to loosen the clips underneath. Slide a black spudger under the top of the cover to loosen the clips underneath.
  • Slide a black spudger under the top of the cover to loosen the clips underneath.

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Slide the spudger down the left side of the cover to loosen the clips. After the left side is loose, the rest of the cover should pop off, and you can remove it with your hands. When reassembling, insert the bottom of the cover first, and then firmly press along the edges from bottom to top to secure it in place.
  • Slide the spudger down the left side of the cover to loosen the clips.

  • After the left side is loose, the rest of the cover should pop off, and you can remove it with your hands.

  • When reassembling, insert the bottom of the cover first, and then firmly press along the edges from bottom to top to secure it in place.

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Using a spudger, remove the white and black antenna wires from the WiFi Adapter When connecting these wires later, line up the connector and press straight down until you feel them snap in place. When connecting these wires later, line up the connector and press straight down until you feel them snap in place.
  • Using a spudger, remove the white and black antenna wires from the WiFi Adapter

  • When connecting these wires later, line up the connector and press straight down until you feel them snap in place.

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Using a Phillips #0 screw driver, remove the two 4mm screws holding the WiFi adapter in place After the screws are removed the WiFi Adapter will raise to a 45º angle. After the screws are removed the WiFi Adapter will raise to a 45º angle.
  • Using a Phillips #0 screw driver, remove the two 4mm screws holding the WiFi adapter in place

  • After the screws are removed the WiFi Adapter will raise to a 45º angle.

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Always handle the WiFi Adapter by the edges to avoid damaging the part. Pull the WiFi Adapter out of the slot at a 45º angle.
  • Always handle the WiFi Adapter by the edges to avoid damaging the part.

  • Pull the WiFi Adapter out of the slot at a 45º angle.

  • When inserting the new WiFi Adapter, you should insert it at this same angle.

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Conclusão

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

Joshua Holme

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