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SL4VE

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I have a 32gb 4s and a 16GB iPad3 and need more storage on the iPad and less on the iPhone and was thinking of opening up the devices and swapping over the memory cards. Apart from a bit of possible soldering. Is there anything I joule be alarmed about and also is this actually possible?
 

number84

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Mar 30, 2011
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Wouldn't you be better off selling both and buying them used? I would think you could even break even in the end.
 
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poloponies

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I have a 32gb 4s and a 16GB iPad3 and need more storage on the iPad and less on the iPhone and was thinking of opening up the devices and swapping over the memory cards. Apart from a bit of possible soldering. Is there anything I joule be alarmed about and also is this actually possible?

"Apart from a bit of possible soldering". This isn't a 1970's Heathkit radio. I doubt even Apple could just swap out memory; I'm sure they just replace boards when they refurbish iPads. You would likely destroy the board before you managed to remove the NAND chip.
 
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aleni

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Jun 2, 2006
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im interested in switching my new ipad's 1gb memory to put it into my 4s.

if it's possible, i would gladly switch it!;)
 
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btbrossard

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nostresshere

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Dec 30, 2010
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These things are not "your father's pc".

Way, way too little and not made for swapping out. If they were, Apple would be selling memory upgrades. Pretty sure you can not find anyone selling upgrades - cause it is too difficult if not close to impossible to do.
 
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SL4VE

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Ok thanks guys. I get the picture now. Was fun dreaming anyways
 
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