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Is it possible to change an Ipad battery?

Is it possible to change an Ipad battery?

An Apple store tech said it was not possible to change an IPad Air 2 battery. When it dies, the Ipad is junk.

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Guest [Entry]

"This does get into perspective from Apples point of view they want to sell you a new iPad when your current one dies.

From our perspective it is repairable but tricky! Review this IFIXIT teardown: iPad Air 2 Teardown. As you can see the battery can be removed and it does take some skill and the proper tools to do it.

As a reference here's what parts are available for the iPad Air: iPad Air Parts as you can see someone does sell the battery so it can be replaced. While this is an iPad Air not an iPad Air 2, in time the parts for it will become available, it's just to soon for the Air 2 parts."
Guest [Entry]

Yes you can change the battery, it's just not easy. Shouldn't be an issue for many years though. Keep in mind the 1000 cycles means full discharge to 0% and it doesn't mean the battery will drop dead at charge 1001 but that the capacity of the battery will start to diminish at that point. Take care of the iPad and battery and you'll have nothing to worry about.
Guest [Entry]

"My answer: I bought the 'max' Apple iPad Air at the time for storage, 128gb thinking I would be able to use this for more than 4 years, and then, here I am, with an 'unstable' battery, at the 4 year mark, loses power so so so fast some days, and then other days is ok, but then I plug it into power at 7% and in three minutes it says it's at 30%? That's not realistic. Seriously! Unstable, and absolutely not reliable. And I want to upgrade anyway, but I am thinking why? If I have this terrible problem with my 'Apple' battery why would I trust Apple with another product with an equivalent battery? Maybe there are Apple iPads out there with improved batteries? It isn't in their current statistics, but, are there Apple products with better batteries?

If you think there is an Apple product with a better battery available at this time, that won't be equally as unstable, please let me know."
Guest [Entry]

Here's what it does. It is plugged in, says 63% or some number percentage charge, I inplug it and take it to use it and within 2 minutes it shuts off and says it has no power. So, I plug it in, and it says it has 62% or some slightly lesser percentage charge, and then I unplug it to use it, and it shuts right off again, saying it has no power.
Guest [Entry]

I will wait till the IPad battery dies then decide to fix or replace. It's my wife's IPad so it's up to her.