iPad Repair?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by WarreNi4, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. WarreNi4

    WarreNi4 iPF Noob

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    Was driving and had my iPad in passengers seat, someone got in the car and moved it to the back and didn't tell me. When I opened the door to get it out, it feel on the ground and the power button got stuck down. Apple will charge me $300 and just send me a new one and I give them mine... is there any company that is reputable and will repair it for less?

    And I did not have insurance. Just a 32gb Wifi Only model
     
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    Wolfpuppies3 iPad Junkie

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    Google it and you will find

    15,000,000 results to your question.
     
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    Yeah... didn't help. Looked through many and didn't find anything I needed... but thanks anyway.
     
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    I'd just buy a new one.
     
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    Ifixit from the app market has detailed instructions on tearing down many devices including the iPad. Should be of help
     
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    I would buy a new one then take out all risk insurance it Is not worth the hassle to even attempt to do it your self.
     
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    Buy A new ipad not worth even considering fixing it
     
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    You (& others) must be better of financially than the rest of us! :) Perhaps this is not an option for him.
     
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    The ipad is a closed device it is not about money it is about not being able to replace the switch thus it needs to be replaced
     
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    Get a new one and charge it to the idiot who had no consideration for your property.
     
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    Isn't that what said about the iPhone, and CNN had an article on repairs of that...
     
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    Sorry Guys, I don't have the money to buy a new one - This was a gift to me.

    So no one has had any experience with digiexpress?
     
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    If it were me, I would call them up and ask them about getting it repaired. If it sounds like they can do it for a reasonable price, give them a shot. From what I have read through a quick Google search it might take some time to get the iPad back, but they appear to be legit.

    If you do decide to try them out, give us a report back when everything is finished. I'm sure you aren't the first or last person that will need repairs at some point. Your input will probably be a big help down the road (as I nervously eye my daughter playing Plants vs. Zombies ....).
     
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