MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 Repairs & Upgrades
The MacBook Air 13-inch 2012 features Intel’s Ivy Bridge 1.8GHz Core i5 CPU running at 1600MHz. The SSD drive was available from 128GB and 256GB. It also featured a backlit full-size keyboard and used Intel HD 4000 Graphics. Lastly it spots the new Magsafe 2 power connector on the I/O Board.
Available part replacements
Display Assembly MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012
The display assembly for the MacBook Air 2012 is not the same as the Macbook Air 2013, please make sure to order the correct version! The installation is pretty straightforward. Replacement time is about 30 minutes to 1 hour.
This is the LCD only for the Macbook Air 2012/2013 A1465. Due to the complexity of the repair our installation service is 2-3 days. If you want to perform this cheaper display fix, make sure the metal display assembly is not damaged or it will not be possible to install it properly.
The battery for the Macbook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 is simple to replace by yourself with the included screwdrivers. It only takes 5 minutes of your time. If you don't feel secure about installing it yourself you can also plan an appointment with our Tech, he will clean your Mac and replace cooling paste free of charge as well!
The keyboard for the Macbook Air 2010/2011 A1370 is difficult to replace as it is pop nailed to the frame. If you are not super handy it might be best to let our experienced technician install it for you, it takes about 1 hour. Please make sure to order the correct language for your model Mac. A UK keyboard will not fit a US keyboard frame! Not sure what you need? Contact us before ordering and we will make sure to deliver the correct keyboard.
The MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 trackpad is easy to replace yourself. Remove the battery and you have access to the trackpad. If you have a bad trackpad, always check the cable as well for corrosion. If the trackpad doesn't click properly you might be ale to just adjust the screw to make it work well again.
The fan for the MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 is the same as for all other MacBook Air's. It is quite easy to install with the right tools. Our technician can also do it for you in about 15 minutes.
The I/O board for the MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 features the new MagSafe 2 charge port and is therefore different then from previous models. The MacBook I/O board includes a USB port and headphone jack.
Important: the 2012 model uses a different I/O board please make sure to order the right one with MagSafe 2 port!
The speakers for the MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 are easy to swap yourself with the correct screw driver. It will take our technician about 15 minutes of your time so you could also opt for that. Please make sure if you order it for DIY, to order the correct side, left or right.
The SSD drive for the MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 is available in 128 upto 1TB sizes. You can opt for original Apple drives, compatible drives like Transcend and M2 Sata drives with a converter. The original drive for the 2012 Air only fits this model. The replacement is very easy, you can do it yourself in 5 minutes!
If you are looking for other parts for the MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 like screws, cables, connectors etc., checkout DrMacBookShop.com or visit our office. We stock most of the parts. Just message us before you come so we can make sure we have it available for pickup. In case we don't have a part we can usually source it for you within a few days.