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iPod touch 4th gen display assembly

by oclark

My Problem

This iPod had a cracked screen. One of my students asked me to give it a shot

My Fix

This repair is best for somebody with thinner fingers than me- or better finesse. I'm over fifty, so need magnifiers to see all the little bits. Somewhere in China there's a cadre of assemblers who could field strip this thing in 28 seconds or less, but not here.

My Advice

1) Don't forget to transfer the home button!

2) Read the whole step before starting it- "don't rip the copper strip, oh dang too late).

3) It will get better with experience; the first time sucks.