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  1. atters

    atters iPF Noob

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    Hi All

    Joined the site this evening as I'm looking for someone to suggest where I can get my ipad 2 screen replaced in my area. I'm from N E Wales, UK. I've replaced screens on other phones but not sure I want to risk DIY on my ipad. It was dropped and the glass has broken.

    Anyone suggest where to get it done? Don't want to deal with Apple direct.

    Jo
     
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    KevinJS Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Is there a reason why you don't want to deal with apple?

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    I believe they'll only replace/charge me for a refurb unit and not actually repair mine. Is that right?
     
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    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Well a refurb is effectively as good as new, I know as my first iPad was a refurb.

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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Yes this is true but we have many members just as happy with a refurb iPad. Is your iPad still under warranty? As doing it this way will void whatever warranty you have left. Also please be aware that we have had many members whose wifi stopped working after having their screen replaced in this way as the wifi cable was damaged during the replacement.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    iPad 2 3G 64gb
     
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    Hello and welcome Jo!
     
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    Thanks all
     

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