How To Take Apart An iPod Touch Screen
If you know how to take apart an iPod touch screen, it will help to save money from sending it off to be fixed. If the screen needs to be replaced, you can purchase a new touch screen at the Apple store or any other locations that specialize in electronics. Follow the steps to safely take apart the iPod touch screen.
The items you will need:
- iPod touch
- Flat head screwdriver or a case opener
- Phillips screwdriver
- You can use a flat head screwdriver or a case opener tool and slide it in the crease of your iPod touch screen. The back metal casing in the back will release.
- Use the flat head screwdriver or the case opener to remove the excess glue around the battery. The iPod touch battery is being held by a ribbon. Do not try to remove the ribbon as of yet. Set the battery aside.
- Lift the tape at the bottom and underneath will be three tiny screws. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws. There will be another screw that will need to be removed that was near the battery.
- Use your flat head screwdriver to remove the metal casing at the bottom. Set the metal casing aside.
- You will have to lift a tab to release a ribbon that holds the iPod touch screen. The tab is located at the bottom far left corner. You can pull the ribbon out.
- Use the Phillips screwdriver and remove two screws located at the top of your iPod touch screen. The board is being held by a ribbon cable. You will need to carefully lift the board up and lift up the tab with your finger.
- It's still being held together with glue. Use the flat head screwdriver to carefully remove the small metal casing at the top far left corner. The board should completely be removed and set it aside.
- You are now going to remove sixteen screws. Use the Phillip screwdriver to remove all of them. Once you remove the screws, you will have access to the LCD iPod touch screen and the digitizer.