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Broken Ipod touch screen

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Sir B. Fannybottom, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. Sir B. Fannybottom

    Sir B. Fannybottom

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    Today while crossing the street my ipod fell out of my pocket and the screen got smashed
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    I would like to replace the screen and I was checking ebay for some stuff to replace it, and I was wondering if all I really needed was this. The screen works fine except when I apply pressure around the cracks it goes a blueish white. Has anyone else gone through this process?
     
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    throw that junk away, get a real smartphone.
     
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    It's a Ipod touch 4th gen, I use it for music and going on reddit while I poop.
     
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    when did a ipod become a phone? jeez atleast read the OP before you post and make yaself look a tool.



    @ op, yea that should work fine, just be carefull with the ribbon when attatching ;)
     
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    Thank you good sir, I'm tired of cutting my fingers off the glass :laugh: I have tape on there till I can get a proper screen protector
     
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    Looks like the screens fine it's just the glass thats cracked, do you really need to replace the screen?
     
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    Cracker ipod? Does that mean only white folks can use it? Kinda like the Kinect when it was first released.
     
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    I was watching a movie while I was writing this and someone said cracker and I just wrote it for some reason and didn't notice it till I posted it lol
     
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    OOHH cracker ipod gwasshopper??
     
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    Is the 4th gen the model that got released with the iphone 4 ? if it is you will need the full front Assembly because the LCD is stuck to the glass to prevent dust and cant be removed.
     
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    It is the 4th gen, and the set I'm looking at has some sort of sticker, could this be to stick the screen back on?
     
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    You can find a load of videos showing you how to change your glass it doesn't look like apple stuck the LCD to the glass on the 4th gen looks similar to the iphone 3g/3gs but you will need a hair dryer to remove the glass from the front frame.


    EDIT looks like i was right so you will need to buy the full Assembly because the LCD is glued to the glass just like it is on the iphone 4.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgcmZa5dCNo
     
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    Hawt damn you're right, thanks for saving me $15!
     
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    No worry's good luck :toast:
     
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    I can get the LCD and the digitizer separate for only about $8, do you think i should do that or would the screen kinda flop around?
     
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    mite be loose if it needs to be glued together your better off getting one that complete it will be less trouble installing it ;)
     
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    KK Thanks for all the help!
     
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    i meant throw the ipod and get a iphone or some other phone. why carry two things in your pocket? :O
     
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    o oo :eek:
    coz dedicated is better, phone with mp3 player at the same time may lead you to shorter time of usage before you recharge it.
    i usually bring phones and mp3 player :D
     
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    :p im too poor to carry both.
     
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    I don't have a phone but I do have Skype credits and text plus almost everywhere has free wifi if I want to make a call or text someone and I don't need to pay monthly :)
     

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