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Who has Backlight bleeding?

Do you have an issue with backlight bleeding on your iPad 2 and how severe is it?

  • Yes, very noticeable. Time for an exchange.

    Votes: 29 21.3%
  • A little but nothing major. It's a keeper.

    Votes: 53 39.0%
  • No signs of any at all.

    Votes: 54 39.7%

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arbor53 said:
Hi everyone, been reading these forums since I got my iPad 2 but havnt really had anything to contribute but I would like your opinion on weather or not I should return my iPad, I have some screen bleed, one dead pixel and a tiny mark under the screen which I thought was a dead pixel but now I'm thinking it is dust or something under the screen. I've added a picture of the screen bleed I hope it shows up it's a screen shot straight off my iPad. Does anyone know if chadstone apple store has stock to swap over if I do take it back. I have an appointment booked but it's an hour and a half drive to the apple store and I don't really want to drive there if they have no stock

I have bleeding as well. I think it is a part or bug in this model since others have it too.
 

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I got my replacement iPad 2 yesterday as the screen bleed was shocking .
I'm pleased to say my new one is perfect no screen bleed at all !
Get it change if you have this problem as there not all like that .
 
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Thought about replacing my ipad...but then I remembered this one is engraved! I'll live with the little bit of bleed.

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I have the light bleeding issue for about a month and a half, im definitely going to return it but I was wondering if its possible to return my 16 gig white ipad2 and also exchange it for a 64 gig ipad by paying the difference. Is this possible or I am only able to get the same model back?
 

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Took mine back today due to screen bleeding and dead pixel and spec of dirt under the screen, they had none in stock so they put a new one on order for me, the so called genius told me that screen bleeding is not a big issue and if it wasn't for the pixel and dirt that I wouldn't be getting a new one, and that my new one may have screen bleeding it's just how it is, so I told her that I when I come back I wont be leaving without an iPad 2 that is 100% perfect. I hope I dont have any dramas with my new one, but at nearly $1000 I want it in perfect working order.
 

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Took mine back today due to screen bleeding and dead pixel and spec of dirt under the screen, they had none in stock so they put a new one on order for me, the so called genius told me that screen bleeding is not a big issue and if it wasn't for the pixel and dirt that I wouldn't be getting a new one, and that my new one may have screen bleeding it's just how it is, so I told her that I when I come back I wont be leaving without an iPad 2 that is 100% perfect. I hope I dont have any dramas with my new one, but at nearly $1000 I want it in perfect working order.

That's pretty funny compared to what I had a conversation with the genius I called yesterday morning. He was very helpful and said that I will definitely getting a replacement for the light bleeding issue. The way I spoke to him that it was getting in the way of every use (watching Netflix,games, etc) and that I read in their forums that it goes away after a few days but mine hasn't for a month and a half. I gave him no excuse to avoid the replacement, he even said that hep they will make sure my replacement has no problems and my engrave on my ipad2 is not a problem as well. Pretty much the total opposite what you had talked about lol
 

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Minor to moderate, bit its only noticeable on start-up. While watching a high aspect movie I cannot see it AT ALL. It's similar to what I experience with my samsung LED-LCD TV, it's only noticeable when you first turn it on doesn't happen while in use even with black/dark scene.
 

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waiting on return number 5. they say itll ship the first of next month...yup im pissed.
 

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MoonlitSonata said:
Replaced my iPad 2 today with no problems. The new device is flawless!
How did you go about it? Did you call first or just walk in?

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Rambler358 said:
How did you go about it? Did you call first or just walk in?

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I set up an appointment with a Genius, went in, told them what was wrong. They tested the old iPad, found I did indeed have a faulty screen and replaced it with a new one with no hassle. :) I also called ahead to confirm they had stock of my particular model, as it's an hour drive for me.

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As far as I know it doesn't get worse over time, so if is doesn't bother you now, it will only get less of an issue over time. I was lucky, my 2 iPads don't have it.
 

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Just wanna know when u replace it, do they give u a BRAND NEW set or just a REFURBISHED one? I heard those brown boxes mean refurbished :(
 

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Horrible I just got my replacement and is worse than the one I had before. I am really pissed because I spent a lot of money calling apple right now to see how they fix this crap.
 

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unSOUND said:
As far as I know it doesn't get worse over time, so if is doesn't bother you now, it will only get less of an issue over time. I was lucky, my 2 iPads don't have it.
My bleeding has gotten slightly worse. :(

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