IPad Mini Glass & Screen Replacement (digitizer And LCD Removal And Installation)




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Hurricane Gaming: Broke my ipad mini and i am doomed when my dad sees the screen broking on the ipad ­čśó´╗┐

Dan Tucker: Is this method the same for the iPad Mini 2 and 3? Obviously there is the touch ID sensor to take care of in the iPad mini 3´╗┐

Proziee: How long does the adhesive take to set up on the screen after applying heat?´╗┐

Mike Ellis: Thanks for the video. Most informative I found and the suction cup method is, without a doubt, the best way to get the removal started. Everyone else recommended a razor blade which will scratch the finish if you're not EXTREMELY careful. Appreciate all the time you put into this.´╗┐

Hassan Bakkali: really surprising to know that tablets (or at leat the ipads) are built differently than smartphones. digitizer and glass come in one piece, so its easy but cost a lot. for a smartphone, S4 for example, you can just replace the glass (bcause its not glued with the digitiser), cost 5$, but you have to glue it (loca), cost 5$, but its really time consuming to remove old glue, and must be carefull when glueing, and UV...´╗┐

romefox: Damn glass is nearly impossible to remove without cracking, I learned this the hard way, all the heat and patience in the world will not matter. Its ridiculously fragile, so when changing components inside, you will need a new digitizer as well most likely. The LCD is also extremely fragile, repairing these things is a huge headache. Unless its a digitizer/glass replacement in which case break that bitch.´╗┐

P Banks: Where do you recommend ordering the actual glass screen from? What is the estimated cost of the screen?´╗┐

darktroop6: Do you need to replace the LCD if you replace the digitizer?´╗┐

Alicia Daniels: If my glass is cracked do I have to remove LCD as well?´╗┐

hycocam: Thanks for the video. Wish I had seen this one before fixing my 1st mini--really easy to crack and/or overeat/discolor the LCD screen if you are not careful loosening the glue. This method is one of the better for getting digitizer safely separated. ´╗┐

Juan Rosales: actually the ipad mini has magnet on both sides. but this small magnets on the corners. what is that for?´╗┐

Manuel Noble: Instructions were not clear enough I now have my ipad in a blender!´╗┐

Juan Rosales: I replace one mini ipad screen but I saw one of those magnets on the corners, what is that?´╗┐

DjKnightSky23: I just need to replace glass lol´╗┐

Ashley Steer: How do I know if I need to replace the glass screen or the digi´╗┐

madatown: Thank you. Managed to replace a badly shattered screen in under 30 minutes. Local guy wanted $150 plus taxes. No thanks!!!´╗┐

TheOnlyonejeep: and what if someone drops their magnets??? from the corners...hmmm SORRY FOR THE CAPS. MOST OF THESE REPLACEMENT SCREENS DONT COME WITH MAGNETS...they are wake/sleep sensors....compass might be affected also..´╗┐

ahmircole: Well I did not know that the inside of an ipad is so simple why does it seem so high tech 0_0´╗┐

Belguim King: i know but i dont have an iPad mini ;) i want one´╗┐

Noah Stellar: Hey...I noticed when you were removing the glass by sliding the putty knife past the camera lens of the Ipad. Does the glue that you spread in front of the camera's lens smear? or does the Ipad still have an excellent camera´╗┐

Michael Kemen: I replaced only my digitizer with IC already attached. The ditigizer works fine when not glued down. As soon as I glue it down the lower left hand corner off the screen starts activating randomly, and idea?´╗┐

TheOnlyonejeep: thats a big putty knife...you newbies be careful watching this one.´╗┐

itzToxcismoke: My digitizer didnt come with a home button in it. Can I swap them? I need help.´╗┐

Nazaha Ahmed: my dad paid 120 bucks to fix my ipad mini screen :(´╗┐

Yusuf Furkan: could i use a pencil instead of the metal pick, and how much harder would it be if i didnt use a suction cap´╗┐

Akye20xx: hi, ipad mini 1st and 2nd gen uses same digitizer?´╗┐

Mike Hayden: I nailed it. It really isn't too hard, The again My screen was fine, just didn't like the colour.´╗┐

Eduardo Martinez: My ipad mini felt and now i can barely see whats on the screen like if the resulution would be really really low what can i do? thank you so much´╗┐

Belguim King: Why u do it open why its a new iPad there's nothing damaged!!!!´╗┐

BobTheAsian: gosh my mom just broke the glass and she blames me´╗┐

raga1s: Thank you so much!! I fix it one already with this video´╗┐

LaptopScreen.com: NO, currently the iPad Mini parts from any supplier, other than Apple (or used/pull) come with NO home button, and NO digitizer control circuit. We are hoping to source those parts, for now we've had customers successfully install what we offer.

David Carcamo: Do you offer the iPad mini glass? I dont see it on your website.

LaptopScreen.com: We do have both for sale, although the stock varies. Please see the iPad Mini listing on our site.

LaptopScreen.com: We do have no-solder-required parts now, but they sell out fast.

LaptopScreen.com: Yes, we do sell iPad Mini digitizers! (Also no-solder-required ones)

LaptopScreen.com: At the time of making of this tutorial, no replacement parts were available at all. A month later, and for duration of several month, only "non ic" parts were available. Now, we sell "no solder required" parts. But you are most welcome to make a tutorial on your own that will show the soldering procedure - it will surely be greatly appreciated by everyone :) If you make it as a video reply - we'll make sure to post it!

Brandon Phillips: How do you know that both the LCD and Digitizer needs to be replaced??? I have an ipad mini that is cracked, but the LCD underneath still works.

Keith Hays: I bought the glass for my mini from these guys. Unfortunately, this video is misleading because instead of the simple instructions for connecting the glass as shown between 3:36 & 3:47 there is lots of soldering required. They don't offer a screen with button as this video shows. The support guy (who was nice) said that the video assumes that you have already performed the soldering steps on YouTube video sGrz-HwUoSU "iPad mini touchscreen digitizer and home button soldering" :(

LaptopScreen.com: 21 people out of ~100k that watched this video, broke their iPad beyond repair. If comparing the iPad mini repair to iPhone 4, iPad is elementary. We'd rate the difficulty of repair on iPad Mini - 3/10. (Unless you get "solder-rqd" parts). The digitizer comes out much easier than iPad two, and the most tedious part is undoing the unnecessary screws on the mid-shield. Undoing the screws is not hard, just makes you think negatively of the designers.

LaptopScreen.com: Actually, to clarify, the support guy (myself) informed the´╗┐ customer that the video was created prior to any replacement parts being available (just as the mini came out), and there was no way of foreseeing´╗┐ the issue. We have not had a chance to get any hands-on experience with iPad mini since the video was created, but our customers´╗┐ were able´╗┐ to navigate the issue at a success rate of 9 out of 10. Appropriate annotations have been placed in the appropriate moment in the video.

LaptopScreen.com: LaptopScreen doesn't provide mail-in repairs yet. However iPad Mini, as seen above, is not the most difficult repair imaginable, we'd rate the difficulty (on a professional scale) as 5/10: using appropriate tools and plenty of patience, a first time repairer should complete the job in under an hour. As well we now sell direct-drop-in iPad Mini parts (no soldering required)

Geoff Waller: So I guess you are the only vendor that sells iPad Mini digitizers with the control circuit and home button already installed? Every replacement I have seen so far has required soldering the home button cable and control circuit onto the cable of the new digitizer. I'll gladly pay more to avoid the hassle of flex cable soldering, but the images on your site do not show the control circuit nor the home button and flex cable.

Mathew Huffman: Does replacing the screen require soldering at all? Thanks!

Adrian Formaran: please show the details on how to re-attache the connection of the digitizer to its connector?. thanks

James S: is this the way to do the screen replacement without soldering??? i need a quick answer... thanks

TheDHM3007: This I

Peter B: Hey just a quick tip, when you have both the lcd and glass tilted over, instead of holding it the whole time you can place a suction cup behind the glass and have it rest on it.

LaptopScreen.com: Yup, just search iPad Mini on our site.

LaptopScreen.com: Although you can cut steak with plastic knifes, surgeons still use scalpels. Likewise, plastic tools can be used for repairs, but real technicians use real hardcore tools :) In all honesty the damage to the aluminum edge could happen only if the installer is in a hurry or is not careful. And we do have pictures to prove it!

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