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Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.

The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.

I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

== Update ==

Yes Brian and Jessa you were right. Wish I had read this before. I don't think I am the first one doing this wrong. I bought a new digitizer (third one) and followed the cable instructions very carefully. It works. This is really a delicate cable and this should be the first big warning before trying this repair. I have learned something and that is great! Some lessons cost more than others... :-) Hope you see my picture how the cable should be. Attach the top of the screen, THEN fold in the cable, THEN remove the adhesive from the bottom before closing it up.

[image|499679]

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

217843

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
 
The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.
 
I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?
 
== UpdateUpdate ==
== UpdateUpdate ==
 
Yes Brian and Jessa you were right. Wish I had read this before. I don't think I am the first one doing this wrong. I bought a new digitizer (third one) and followed the cable instructions very carefully. It works. This is really a delicate cable and this should be the first big warning before trying this repair. I have learned something and that is great! Some lessons cost more than others... :-) Hope you see my picture how the cable should be. Attach the top of the screen, THEN fold in the cable, THEN remove the adhesive from the bottom before closing it up.
 
[image|499679|align=leftimage|499679]
[image|499679|align=leftimage|499679]

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

217637

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
 
The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.
 
I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?
== Update ==
 
Yes== Update ==

Yes
Brian and Jessa you were right. Wish I had read this before. I don't think I am the first one doing this wrong. I bought a new digitizer (third one) and followed the cable instructions very carefully. It works. This is really a delicate cable and this should be the first big warning before trying this repair. I have learned something and that is great! Some lessons cost more than others... :-) Hope you see my picture how the cable should be. Attach the top of the screen, THEN fold in the cable, THEN remove the adhesive from the bottom before closing it up.
[image|499679


[image|499679|align=left
]
Yes== Update ==

Yes
Brian and Jessa you were right. Wish I had read this before. I don't think I am the first one doing this wrong. I bought a new digitizer (third one) and followed the cable instructions very carefully. It works. This is really a delicate cable and this should be the first big warning before trying this repair. I have learned something and that is great! Some lessons cost more than others... :-) Hope you see my picture how the cable should be. Attach the top of the screen, THEN fold in the cable, THEN remove the adhesive from the bottom before closing it up.
[image|499679


[image|499679|align=left
]

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

217637

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
 
The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.
 
I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?
== Update ==
 
Yes Brian and Jessa you were right. Wish I had read this before. I don't think I am the first one doing this wrong. I bought a new digitizer (third one) and followed the cable instructions very carefully. It works. This is really a delicate cable and this should be the first big warning before trying this repair. I have learned something and that is great! Some lessons cost more than others... :-) Hope you see my picture how the cable should be. Attach the top of the screen, THEN fold in the cable, THEN remove the adhesive from the bottom before closing it up.
[image|499679]

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.

The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.

I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

217843

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.

The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.

I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

217843

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
 
The digitizer is also sometimes completely unresponsive. Suddenly it responds to touch then.
 
I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Edit by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer to the frame (only cable attached) so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.
 
I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open

Original post by: asle ,

Title:

Digitizer random touch after replacement

Text:

My iPad Mini 2 was working fine but had a cracked glass. I replaced the digitizer. Then it started random touches, opens apps, closes, swipes etc. all by itself. I thought this was a bad digitizer so I changed it but with no better result. This happens even if I have not attached the digitizer so there can not be any problems with the contacts on the bottom. I put capton tape on all the visible contacts on the bottom of the digitizer and on the contact.

I cleaned the contacts, restored the iPad in iTunes. Nothing helps. Any ideas?

Device:

iPad Mini 2 Wi-Fi

Status:

open