How to Fix Your iPad Screen

Do you need to replace your iPad screen?

You've come to the right place. 

Replacing a cracked iPad screen can be quite expensive. Apple charges $379 to repair an iPad screen and if you take it to a repair shop, it will cost you up to $300! 

That's incredible, considering that you can replace the iPad screen yourself for less than $18.  All you have to do is purchase a
iPad replacement screen kit and follow the easy instructions and instructional videos on this website. 

ipad cracked screen

Step 1:

Purchase a replacement screen kit from a reputable online source that will deliver quickly. 

These are less than $18 on Amazon and come with everything you'll need!!

Step 2:

While waiting on your screen to be delivered, you should back up your data using:



external storage device

Step 3:

Find a work area that is clean and that has good lighting.

Step 4:

Carefully, clean the new screen with a micro fiber cloth to insure that you remove lint and and all fingerprints. Set aside.

Step 5:

Gather the tools that you will need:

Small Phillip's Head Screwdriver

Plastic Pry Tool

Doubled-Sided Tape or Adhesive

Blow Dryer

Step 6:

Power down your iPad.

Step 7:

Loosen the adhesive that is holding the broken iPad screen in place. You do this by applying heat with a hair dryer on low heat. Start in a small area and work your way around the edge by inserting a plastic pry tool or stiff guitar pick between the plastic case and the broken iPad screen.  Be careful when working on the upper right hand corner and lower left hand corner, as both corners contain important cables.  Also, avoid inserting the tool in too far to avoid damaging any internal components.

Step 8:

Once the screen is loosened from the case, you will then disconnect the LCD connector, by removing the screws holding the LCD in place.

Step 9:

You can now gently lift the broken screen away from the iPad.

Step 10:

The home button and camera plate are attached to the screen, which will need to be removed from the broken iPad screen and then attached to the new iPad screen. You will use a small Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screws to the round home button. Then use a hair dryer (on low heat ) to loosen the adhesive holding the home button bracket. Use a pry tool to remove the home button and camera plate completely from the broken screen. You will use new adhesive or double-sided tape to reattach these item to the new iPad screen. Lastly, screw the home button back into place.

Step 11:

Now, you are ready to attach the new iPad screen. Before applying adhesive strips, attach the LCD connector to the the new screen and make sure all the features work by turning it on. If everything is working correctly, then apply adhesive strips to the inside edges of the new screen. Remove the protective film from the back of the adhesive strips and gently turn the screen over. Place it over the iPad and press around the edges to attach the adhesive strips to the case. Your iPad should be as good as new!

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Disclaimer:  The information on this website is intended for educational purposes.  We are not responsible for any damage to your device resulting from improper disassembly or installation.