Fix Your Own Iphone Ipad Or Ipod Repair Manual
- Have you ever broken an electronic device? In particular, has your iPod, iPhone, or iPad ever taken a tumble, resulting in a cracked screen? Is your iDevice’s battery life not what it once was? How do you ordinarily handle these situations when they occur? Please take comfort in the fact that you are not obligated to pay Apple’s sometimes exorbitant fees for out-of-warranty iDevice replacements.
- Instead, you can learn to perform your own repairs! If you study this book and invest in the proper time, tools, and materials to attain enough practical experience then you can save yourself a lot of money (and even make quite a bit of extra money to boot) performing iDevice repairs for your family, friends, and even the general public. Do you want to know more? Read on, friend
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
- Fix Your Own Iphone Ipad Or Ipod Repair Manual
Chapter 1 Why Do It Yourself?
The Benefits of DIY iDevice Repair
Fighting Back Against the “Tyranny” of Apple
Preparing to Become an Apple Tech
Earning Extra Money
Limiting Our Scope
Apple Warranties and You
Apple Hardware Warranty
Finding Old, “Broken” iDevices
Pawn or Secondhand Shops
eBay or Craigslist
Yard Sales or Flea Markets
Friends, Family, and Colleagues
Chapter 2 The Tools of the Trade
What Does It Take to Become an iDevice Technician?
Obtaining iDevice Technician Tools
Sources for iDevice Tech Tools
ESD Safety Equipment
Plastic Opening Tool(s)
Heat Gun/Hair Dryer
Work Lamp with Magnifying Glass
Magnetic Project Mat
Increased Professional Credibility
Gaining a Leg Up in the Job Market
Meeting Apple’s Certification Requirements
Attaining Deeper Access to Apple Tech Resources
Apple Certified Macintosh Technician (ACMT)
Apple Consultants Network (ACN)
Chapter 3 Protecting Your iDevice User Data and Settings
What Exactly Do You Need to Back Up?
Backing Up an iDevice by Using iTunes 11
Where Are the Backup Files Stored?
Backing Up an iDevice by Using iCloud
Backing Up an iDevice Manually
Restoring an iDevice by Using iTunes 11
Restoring an iDevice by Using iCloud
Jailbreaking and Unlocking iDevices
What Is Jailbreaking?
What Is Unlocking?
Chapter 4 iDevice Repair Best Practices
Checking iDevice Warranty Coverage
Verifying iDevice Version Info
What Are Order Numbers?
Deciphering iOS Speak
How Do Warranty Repair Orders Work?
Creating an ESD-Safe Workspace
Wear Appropriate Clothing and Protect Your Workspace
Handle IC Components Appropriately
Condition the Air in Your Workspace
Documenting and Securing Your iDevice Components
Chapter 5 iPhone 3GS Disassembly and Reassembly
iPhone 3GS External Anatomy
A Few Words About iOS 6
Chapter 6 iPhone 4S Disassembly and Reassembly
Chapter 7 iPhone 5 Disassembly and Reassembly
On Material Costs and Profit Margins
Chapter 8 iPad 2nd Generation Disassembly and Reassembly
What Exactly Is a Retina Display?
Chapter 9 iPad 3rd and 4th Generation Disassembly and Reassembly
Why Do Front and Rear Cameras Have Different Resolutions?
Chapter 10 iPad mini Disassembly and Reassembly
What Are Benchmarks?
Chapter 11 iPod touch 4th Generation Disassembly and Reassembly
Is the iPod touch a “Watered Down” iPhone?
Chapter 12 iPod nano 5th and 7th Generation Disassembly and Reassembly
iPod nano 5th Generation Reassembly Notes
iPod nano 7th Generation Quick-Disassembly
About the Mysterious Pixo OS
Chapter 13 Sourcing iDevice Replacement Parts
What Is OEM, and Why Do I Care?
Where Can I Find OEM iDevice Parts?
Study Buyer Reviews
Trust Your Gut
But Where Do I Start My Search?
Chapter 14 Addressing Water Damage
The Problem of Water Damage
Warranty Ramifications of Water Damage
Liquid Contact Indicators (LCIs) and You
How to Address a Waterlogged iDevice: Non-Invasive Approach
The Rice Method
Dedicated Drying Tools
How to Address a Waterlogged iDevice: Invasive Approach
How to Limit the Possibility of Water Damage
Purchase a Specialty Case
Limit Exposure to Steam
Use a Low-Tech Plastic Baggie
Chapter 15 Replacing the Front Display and/or Rear Case
Anatomy of the iDevice Front Display
Repair Options and DIY Strategies
Visit the Apple Store
Hire a Third Party to Replace the Display
Do It Yourself
How to Minimize Damage to the Display/Rear Case
Chapter 16 Replacing the Battery
What You Need to Know about Lithium-Ion Batteries
What Is the “Memory Effect”?
Understanding iDevice Battery Specifications
Best Practices for iDevice Battery Use
Maximizing Battery Life
Performing Battery Replacements
Chapter 17 Replacing the Logic Board and/or Dock Connector
About the Logic Board
Tips and Tricks for Logic Board Replacements
iPad 3rd and 4th Generation
iPod touch 5th Generation
Chapter 18 Recovering Data from Your Broken iDevice
Protecting Your Data by Using Apple Services
Retrieving User Data from a “Dead” iDevice
Retrieving User Data from a Live iDevice
The Rest of Your Stuff
Encrypted Backups, Anyone?
Chapter 19 Before You Sell, Donate, or Recycle Your iDevice
Is Deleted Stuff Actually Deleted?
Encryption, Your iDevice, and You
Preparing Your iDevice for Transfer—Local Method
Preparing Your iDevice for Transfer–Remote Method
Disposal and Associated Environmental Concerns
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