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03-14-2012, 01:56 PM #1iPad 2 - Front Screen Repair Question
Hello All -
I've got an iPad 2 Wifi 32gb.
A couple of days ago, I dropped it and the front glass shattered. Fortunatly, the LCD and touch still worked and seemed untouched.
I ordered a new screen from eTechParts.com and received it today. I used a hair dryer and tiny piece by piece removed the glass from the unit.
Before I lifted the LCD out (with a lof of the glass still on it, I hit the power button and thfe device showed the lockscreen - LCD still seeminlgly undamamaged.
I removed the 4 screws, then LCD panel gently, then also gently removed the LCD cable and touch cove3r ribbon cable. Then, I attached the new ribbon cable (already attched to the new front screen) and then the LCD again. I also put 3 of the 4 screws back in. (Lost one of them )
I have not completely put it back together as I am waiting on the adhesive that eTechParts forgot to send. I hit the power button, but nothing happened!
I verified the cables were back in securely, but still nogo. Does the iPad have to be completely assembled for it to power on? Other than the screen and the missing screw for the LCD, the only other thing not touching is the home button assembly to the mainboard as it's attached to the glass. I tried holding it on there and think I got it touching, but still nogo.
Any suggestions? Thanks!