How to replace a broken touchscreen iPad mini 2: practical experience




The service center MacPlus, specializes in repairing “apple” technology, told MacDigger, as performed repairs iPad . Recently the company has brought in quite badly damaged iPad mini 2, which required replacement touchscreen. Specialists work quickly regained gadget.


Repair started with the inspection and analysis iPad mini 2. With termostola (or dryer) was heated plate at a temperature of 80 degrees (within 10-20 minutes). It is necessary that the adhesive base lost its adhesive properties, and the master could unstick the touchscreen of iPad mini body 2.

Using plastic cards, picks touchscreen and unstick its perimeter (we must act with extreme caution: Lower antenna cables are Wi-Fi and the panel itself). Experts also do not recommend the use of a thin metal tool. In this case, the glass will begin to crumble and scratch marks remain on the casing. At the same time more likely to damage the cables under the glass.


Once unstuck touchscreen on the perimeter, it should be gently lifted.


Now you need to unscrew the matrix iPad. At this time the user was lucky – impact matrix is ​​not affected. Next, unscrew the bolts that secure the display.


Lift the display and turn it upside down. We must be careful not to make any sudden movements. If a tear or damage the ribbon cable motherboard repair would be unprofitable.


Unscrew the metal plate:



Unscrew the metal protection, disconnect the battery first, then drags the display and touchscreen. The first step is to disconnect the battery (this is true for any electronic device).



We clean the remnants of the old scotch tape on the body. It is necessary for the future application of a new layer of tape.


Sizing on the perimeter of the housing plate double sided tape. Specialists use scotch tape with high adhesion that allows you to securely attach a new touchscreen iPad mini to the housing 2.


Putting it in reverse order and check. You must make sure that the entire area of ​​the new touchscreen. After assembly and test tablet is ready for the client. Here is the replacement glass iPad Mini Retina .


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