7.9 inch display iPad Mini, with 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage.

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iPad mini repair: home button activating on its own?

So I just repaired an iPad mini and when I closed down the new screen the home button started activating on its own. Its stuck? Help!!!

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Usually this means the ribbon cable didnt have tape over it to protect from shorts or you pinched the cable and caused a short in it.

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I removed some yellow tape from over the home button on the new screen...should I put it back on?

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yes also make sure you have no creases in the ribbon cable. It should be folded but not hard bends.

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dude thanks so much! I was freaking out, never ran into that issue before...and fixing iPads is extremely stressful. You are a life saver

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No problem. Ive been there. Its very frustrating.

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