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iPad 3 Solder Pad

otpowell

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Hello all, I'm replacing the speaker on my iPad 3 when the connector came off and damaged a solder pad. The solder pad which is fourth from the right. I have soldering skills, microscope, etc.

My question is, does one of those copper circles connect to this 4th pin so that I can jump a fine wire back to the molex connector? If so, which copper circle is it? The one next to what appears to be a surface mount capacitor?
Anyone know how I would jump this back to the connector?


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It's possible that you may have damaged the logic board beyond repair. Here is an iFixit thread which tells you which part you need to replace the connector. I have Broken connector on logicboard for speakers - iPad 3 Wi-Fi
This is the iFixit guide for replacing the speaker. iPad 3 4G Speaker Replacement

Here's a photo of what the speaker connector is supposed to look like.
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Thank you, but it's not the connector that I need, I need to know how to jump a broken solder pad, if possible. Otherwise I think I may need to buy a new logic board. I saw a thread where someone mentioned jumping a pin from the connector to one of those round, copper pads. I just don't know if this is possible, also which pad is connected to pin #4
 

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Thank you, but it's not the connector that I need, I need to know how to jump a broken solder pad, if possible. Otherwise I think I may need to buy a new logic board. I saw a thread where someone mentioned jumping a pin from the connector to one of those round, copper pads. I just don't know if this is possible, also which pad is connected to pin #4

Hi
Did you already fix your ipad.?what did you do? Because I had the same problem like you. I damaged the solder pads.
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