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Ipad 1 screen not flush...sticking from body of ipad(the silver bit!!)

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by flojoblue, May 24, 2011.

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    My IPad 1 screen is sitting out from body of ipad im not sure what happened and sits out more on bottom left corner.any ideas on a fix anyone??:confused:
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    The iPad1 screen is held in the main body of the iPad by a series of clips located around the edge of the screen. It sounds as though one of those clips is either broken or has become dislodged. If your iPad is still under warranty, then I'd return it to the Apple Store and they will replace it for you. If it's not under warranty, you might be able to effect a repair yourself - depending upon how confident you are at that sort of thing - I can send you a link to a set of instructions that will guide you through replacing the clip - but it's a delicate job.

    If you do decide to return your iPad to the store, then make sure you take a backup with iTunes to begin with. It might also be worth calling the Store in advance to check they have a replacement in stock.

    Tim
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    Hi Tom thanks for advice could you send me the link so I can have a go myself as it's out of warranty.Is there a possibility of damaging it thru stripping it down??
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    Have a look here.

    iPad Wi-Fi Teardown - iFixit

    and here..

    iPad 3G Teardown - iFixit

    These guys sell the special tool that's needed to remove the screen, as well as spare clips.

    If you do decide to go ahead, let us know how you get on. It does seem a pretty difficult thing to do, though.

    Tim
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    Used iPad

    I need advice on how put films from iPad into iTunes.I bought a used iPad and came with 8 movies on and don't know how to put them in my iTunes without losing them??? Help please
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    You should be able to do this by syncing you iPad to your iTunes account.
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    When I sync it says it will replace all data from iPad with data from iTunes and lose any data not in iTunes?!?!!?

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