Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen

How to replace the iPad Air 1 screen: Step-by-step guide

Did you break your your iPad screen and you don't know where to start? With this tutorialwe will show you how to change the touch screen. iPad Air 1 step by step. And the best, both in video and photos. 

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If you find that you are not able to do it, because it is not easy, don't worry. Get in touch with our technical servicewe give you non-binding quotation and, in a matter of days, your iPad will be as good as new in your home. 

Common iPad Air 1 screen issues

There are many triggers for a cracked iPad screen, but in general, the common problems boil down to just two: 

Broken iPad Air 1 touch screen

  • It may be that the screen is being taking off
  • The iPad screen makes strange things
  • If the display no replies to our fingers
  • When the iPad Air glass is cracked or broken

iPad Air 1 LCD screen does not work

  • iPad screen is permanently blacked out
  • It has the wrong shape colours
  • Screen brightness does not respond
  • The screen always has vertical stripes
  • If there are stains on the inside of the screen

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen: Instructions

Before you start replacing a sensitive element such as the screen of an iPad Air, it makes sense to have tools appropriate. They will make it much easier for you. That said, this is how to change the iPad Air 1 screen step by step: 

Here we have a 1st generation iPad Airvery common in our workshop.

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Broken screen

We see that the iPad Air 1 has broken touch screenwhile the LCD works OK, we proceed to replace only the touchscreen. Therefore, we proceed to replace only the touchscreen. You can find the spare part you need by clicking here

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Tools

To start the screen change, the we take off little by little with the tines or with the iSesamo. You can also use a radiography but it's more cumbersome and it's not cool to be fixing the iPad Air, with a picture of your mother-in-law's hip. Don't complicate things and get a tool kit at the best price

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Repair Computers

Once you have peeled it off, you open it as if it were a book, to the area where there are no connections. Be extremely careful because, if you open it where you shouldn't, you'll damage the connections and that's where you'll make a mess. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Carefully

Before going any further, remember that if you are not clear about it, at Computer Repair you we replace your iPad Air screen no problem and at a more than affordable price. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Battery

Next, we remove the battery screw and disconnect the battery

Remove the rest of the screws from the screen and, very carefully, we disconnect the flex we see in these images. It is very important to use plastic tools for this step. Remember where each screw goes and then return each one to its place. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to change iPad Air 1 touch screen - Screws
Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Flex

We lift the loop to disconnect the Home Button flex

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Glass Cleaning

The next step involves withdrawvery carefully, all crystals of the old screen. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Cutting Hazard

Do not be in a hurry and remove all glass carefully, as any remaining debris will be removed, could crack the new screen

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Dent
Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Rear Camera

Before going any further, we see that a corner is dented of the coup. The we polish with the dremel to ensure that the new screen fits and is fixed perfectly. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Screw Back

With particular caution, put the screws back in placeBe careful not to change any of them so as not to damage the new screen. It is advisable to leave them separately so as not to make a mess. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touch screen - Pre-check

Put the screen in place and, before removing the plastic, check that it works correctly. The easiest way is to move the app icons around. 

Replace iPad Air 1 touch screen
How to replace iPad Air 1 touchscreen - Verify operation

Everything in order, everything correct? We remove plastic stickersand enjoy your iPad Air 1 as if nothing had happened!

Change iPad Air 1 screen
Change iPad Air 1 Screen - Finished

The photos don't make it clear? You have two options: take a look at the tutorial video that we have prepared or, directly, get in touch with the contact with Computer Repair and avoid having a tense time like Tom Cruise in 'Mission Impossible'. 

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