Announced October 22nd and released November 12th, 2013. The iPad mini 2, also known as the iPad mini with Retina Display, has all the pixels of the iPad Air in a smaller 7.9" form factor.

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Cant get gold connecters together

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When i took the ipad mini apart to replace the screen. i followed your directions but pulled too hard on the cable for the digitizer, & it came apart. How do i connect the gold connecters back together? This is whats holding me up from putting back together.

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Please explain a little so I can understand, where you changing the LCD or the digitizer? Has the gold piece come off the logic board?

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Wish i could upload a pic!

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Justine, you can. Follow this "quick and dirty" guide Adding images to an existing question

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Hopefully the pic will explain what i was meaning!

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How to get the gold contacts to stay together? Do you use super glue or ????

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This question doesn't really make sense---it isn't possible to accidentally pull the digitizer flex cable off the touchscreen ic that it is soldered to without significantly tearing the flex. What you are showing is a new digitizer replacement with its flex. Most iPad mini digitizers these days are solder pre-soldered to a touchscreen ic. This one is not. For this one to work, you'd need to solder the flex you are showing to the touchscreen ic chip that you are showing, and then also solder on the smaller flex connector that you are showing.

Align the gold dots with the touchscreen facing up, add flux, and solder away.

If there is any damage to the touchscreen ic, or a bend in the digitizer flex, cold or bridged solder joints, or damage to either flex at the contact pads---then the whole effort will have a poor result.

I would recommend just buying a new digitizer assembly due to the risk that something is already, or will become, damaged in the repair attempt.

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If you intend to Contacts touchscreen connected to the motherboard?

If it is not possible to return it back, it is necessary to weld a new one

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Does the screen you had for replacement not have this part already attached?

If not you will need to buy a replacement screen with the the home button flex presoldered

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I'm not sure about the soldering but don't even think of using super glue it won't work

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soldering it is nearly impossible, the contacts are so tiny. but i can give it a shot.

i take it don't use super glue.

returning it is not an option at this point.

is there any other way of to make them stick back together??

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No. It will take a few practice digitizers, but with flux and magnification you can solder the contacts together. It must be absolutely perfect or it won't work. You'll almost certainly have to buy a new digitizer assembly, but of course, why not give it a shot!

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Just buy a new screen with the part already soldered.

Cause I'm pretty sure what your planning on doing will never work

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