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3M adhesive hight question

Been trying to successfully stick down a new screen to an ipod 4th Gen but can't seem to get it quite right.

I've tried following lots of guides etc but can't seem to get the screen to behave like the original did.

After using M3 adhesive strips on top (With Bracket) , bottom and the sides the screen seems too sensitive to contact around the edges.

When I press the screen around the edge it distorts the lcd display.

I have experimented with using 2 layers of adhesive as I think this is what is used originally and this has improved things greatly but still not quite right.

I have noticed on guides others remove the thin black plastic strip on the bottom that goes around the button but I'm wondering if I should have tried to leave this in then add adhesive on top of it.

Any comments on this greatly appreciated!


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Once you apply the adhesive decals and center the digitizer use a blow dryer to soften the adhesive strips. While the strips are warm seat the edges of the glass in the mid frame bezel. Not a lot of pressure is needed. Just keep gently pressing the glass in to the plastic frame until the unit cools.

Viola!! This method has worked very well for me with not sensative pressure points to the LCD due to the lack of a small air gap between the LCD and metal frame.


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Thanks for that BuZZ!

I think I might be trying to press down too hard with plastic clamps etc.

Can you please explain what you mean when you say "lack of small air gap between the LCD and metal frame" please?

Do you mean the LCD and metal frame should be raised enough so they are not touching?

If so is one layer of adhesive enough to give you the height you need?

Thanks again!


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I am also having the same issues. Just not happy with the 3M adhesive tape. Are you aware if there are any silicone or rubberized electronics friendly glue that can be used?


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