How To Repair Damaged iPad Screen

How To Repair Damaged iPad Screen


Over the years the use of iPads has drastically grown. They are an exceptional tool for kids that can help them learn in a way that is state of the art and very 21st century. However, at the same time, handing an IPad over to a toddler so he can listen to nursery rhymes and learn something might become the worst mistake you have ever made. With just a single wrong move, an IPad can be dropped out of the hands and be found on the floor, face first. Those of you who have already been through this would know that this is wort possible ting that can happen to an IPad owner.

Regardless of how carefully you handle the IPad, if you drop it face down, its screen will crumble leaving you in a fit. Regardless of where you decide to get the broken screen fixed from, know that it is a great expense. Getting it fixed from the company is far more expensive than getting it done from a smaller store. The latter might not even guarantee full functioning after the repair. Hence, if the damage has already been done and there is no way you afford to take the IPad back to the company, there is no need to panic.

Fixing iPads

You can easily fix the broken screen yourself. Follow the steps below to know how:

  1. The first thing you need to do is get a new screen. This is the one expense you cannot avoid at damage like this. The new screen will readily have a digitizer to it. This is important to attach it back to the IPad. However, if your LCD is also damaged, do not try to place the screen immediately. You will have to replace the LCD too. This is not that great an expense. Therefore, before starting the repair ensure you have checked everything through and through. The easiest way to make this purchase is through online stores. Now before panicking, remember you can even watch a video of an expert making the fix, or simply continue reading.

  2. Once you have purchased all the required parts, now you need to properly and attentively read the guide that has been provided alongside. You will require a fix it kit that has a singular microwavable pouch. This pouch gains heat and loosens allowing the glue of the screen to easily cling to the frame of the IPad. If you do not know how to use this, you can ask an expert for an alternative. He might provide you with a glue gun; this ought to make the job easier.

  3. You might also need a special kind of scalpel for the panel of the IPad. This is to clear the area where you will be inserting the new screen. It is best to use a less dangerous item such as a pick or a toothpick to do the job, especially if you are doing it for the first time. Using a sharper tool increases the challenge and one wrong move might even cause more damage.

  4. Once you have done the above, the only thing left to do is ensure that you place the new screen properly over the frame. Check if all the systems touch and buttons work. A lot of people think its best to hire an expert to do the job, but with proper steps doing it yourself is not that hard.

Hence, if you have a damaged IPad screen, worry no more and fix it yourself with minimized expense.

Bob Smith is the author of this article. He refers to the website to help clients understand ways how they can fix their own IPads.