iPod Touch 4th Generation Front Panel Manual Replacement
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This guide to replace the whole of the façade. The facade is not separable from the LCD screen. A new set of front panel, will give you a new glass front, digitizer and LCD screen. If you have purchased separately, be careful when you paste the digitizer LCD since the entire surface of the LCD screen is covered with adhesive. Once you stick to the LCD screen, you will not be able to delete it.
Step 1 – front panel
IPod Touch 4th generation, façade is glued to the box by glue. Strongly recommends the use of a heat gun to soften the glue. The heat gun on ‘low’, starts at the bottom of the button close to the heater control. He is recommended to heat that the part in a circular motion model evenly dissipated the amount of heat in the whole of the device.
Be careful, because the contact will be very hot. It may be useful to keep it with a towel while the lever. Insert the end of a tool to open iPod between the front glass panel and the black bezel plastic near the Start button. Do not attempt to lift between the black plastic bezel and steel back box. Lift the bottom edge of the front panel upwards, being careful of not to bend too much glass. If it is too difficult to lift all of the front panel, reheat it and try again.
When there is enough space to grab the bottom of the front panel,
Lift the body of the touch for the adhesive along the left and right edges to the top. If the adhesive is too difficult to remove, use a heat gun to soften it before continuing.
Due to the construction of the fourth generation, touch, cable converter can not be disconnected until the logical adapter is removed. Be very careful when handling the front panel, as it joins the rest of the touch the delicate digitizer cable. In addition, the data of the cable is very short and is connected to the logic board in the top of the front panel of the set. If this is not disconnected while releasing the upper edge of the front panel of the installation, be sure to disconnect with an iPod tool before the front of distance. Gently pull the top of the Assembly on the front side of the adhesive holding it to the touch, Analyzer short cable connecting the two components of the guard.
Remove the eight following Phillips
A 3.5 mm Phillips head screws
3.0 Mm two Phillips screws
A 2.3 mm Phillips head screws
A 2.4 mm Phillips head screws
2 Three Phillips screws
Use cutting edge iPod opening tool to lift the thin steel plate
the back of the camera. Note the small spring located near the window close to the camera (highlighted in yellow). Remove the steel of the iPod.
Insert the end of an iPod opening tool in plane my steel near the lower left corner of the button. Pull up to separate adhesive plate of the internal plastic box. Be careful, the speaker is in the area shown in the photo. It is connected with very short and fine wires. There is a very thin ribbon cable that connects the volume buttons and the power of the logic board. Try to work around that area as to not tear the cable. It is extremely fragile. This wire will tear easily if you are not careful. To get a better idea where is the cable, please click “See huge” in the upper left part of the image.
Slightly tilt my plane steel to remove you from the back of the box.
Be sure to not rip the piece of copper tape that connects the camera to steel plan my. Lift my plan of steel on the back of the box and remove the piece of copper tape stuck to the back front of the camera.
Step 9 – logical High Council
Remove the following three screws near the top edge of the logic
Board of Directors:
Two 2.3 mm Phillips screws
A 2.0 mm Phillips head screws
Use the cutting edge iPod opening tool to gently lift the street
now the back of the housing.
Use a tool to open the iPod to slightly lift the edge of the logic card beside the battery enough to catch with the other hand. Do not excessively bend the logical route, since it is very thin and fragile. Gently lift the logic board with one hand, use an iPod opening tool to lift the logic board near copper strip on the top edge of the logical adapter. Logical adapter occurs correctly when the last screen connector Assembly cleared the top of the back box.
Step 12-Panel before replacement
Use the edge of an iPod opening tool to start the loop of copper tape wrapped around the connector near the center of the top of the logic board of the peeling. Continue takeoff the tape until it is free from the logic board. With the help of a pair of pliers to strip the band greatly simplifies the task.
Use the edge of an iPod opening tool to lift the connector of the
taken on the logic board. Remove the Front Panel of the touch. If you install a new screen, you have to replace the old glue with the new adhesive. Remove both of the above
adhesive strips which can then apply new adhesive in appropriate places. You will also need to transfer the metal plate which is located on the front of the camera and sensor. You can do this by using a hair dryer or hot air gun. Once you have recovered your device, it is common to get a screen white when powered up for the first time. All you have to do is a hard reset and that should fix it. Check that the ribbon cable is not pressed between the LCD and the metal plate. Double back on itself so that it is not binding. If the sheet is pinched, you get a blank screen that can not be repaired because the traces in the ribbon cable has been damaged. Reassemble the appliance, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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