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  1. Kki21

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    This may be a silly question but can you get dust under the glass?

    I have got some marks under the screen and I don't know where they ave come from.

    I have had a plastic screen protector on my iPad and rarely take it out of the house so it never goes in a bag to get scratched or chipped.

    I'v tried washing and cleaning the screen but they wont go away.

    I'v taken a picture but it isn't the best.

    The white dots are the marks on the iPad

    Could anyone tell me what they are?
     

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    I'm not sure this is dust. Problems with the display wouldn't show up in a screenshot. White dots showing up in the camera app would more than likely be a problem with the camera lens itself. Have you looked closely at the camera lens?
     
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    Hi thanks for the reply

    I took the picture with a brand new phone I have just got and other pictures don't show the same dots. Also when I move the camera around the dots also move so it's definitely an issue with my Ipad.

    Iv taken a screen shot and viewed it on a different device and the picture was fine.

    I'm quite stumped.
     
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    All the spots appear to be perfectly round and it looks like there may be dozens of them, at varying brightness levels. Foreign material under the glass wouldn't look like that.
    How old is your iPad? Has the warranty expired?
     
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    I'm guessing that the spots look round in the photo because the iPad's screen is not in focus. The camera is focused on the reflection, leaving the spots on the screen itself blurry.
     
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    You mentioned you use a screen protector. I'm sure you've done this, but it has to be asked. Have you tried taking the screen protector off and cleaning the screen?
     
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    Could this be a problem with the camera sensor?
     
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    Not according to the OP; third post. The explanation makes sense. If it were the camera the spots would stay in the same places (relative to the picture frame).
     
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    I guess I'm still a little bit confused about the issue
     
  10. Kki21

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    Thanks All for the replies.

    My iPad is only around a year old and I'm unsure of the warranty period. Is it generally the same or does it differ. I purchased it from an Apple Store so I should image they will be all the same?

    Reading through similar threads I came across one which described it as lint which is a better way to describe the issue.

    I have also removed the screen protector and cleaned the screen and applied another one which hasn't resolved the situation.

    Thanks
     

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