Unlocking UniFi AC-Pro from the ceiling Mount

Hi all,

not directly related to VMware, but since more and more are using UniFi Equipment in the home lab, I would like to share this with you.

I was forced to renew my “not so nice looking” LAN Socket for my UniFi AC-PRO ceiling mounted. So the new socket was not really a big task, but I also need to change the LAN cable from the socket to my Access Point. And now the fun begins. I tried to release the AC-PRO from the ceiling mount. After I few tries I figured out – no chance – I will not be able to remove the AP from the mount. 

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So let’s have a look into the Manual. Ahhhh there is a small hole on the top of the AC, which can be used to unlock the AP from the ceiling mount. 

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My problem was that I was not able to reach the small hole, because my AP is mount close to a wall. So long story short. The solution is to grab a cable tie and form it a little bit. 

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Then push the cable tie to the small hole in your UniFi AC Pro, and now you will be able to release the AP from the ceiling mount. 

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That’s it – Have now fun unlocking your UniFi AC Pro. 🙂

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