Guides for the Wi-Fi version of the iPad Mini 3. Announced on October 16, 2014, the iPad Mini 3 is the successor to the iPad Mini Retina (now known as the iPad mini 2).

30 Questions View all

Can I retain the home button for my ipad mini 3

Hi,

My ipad screen got cracked and i want replace it . I want to know if the screen can be replaced without replacing the home button because of its fingerprint recognition. Most repairers in my country wont tell me the risk involve before doing it so i want to find out before taking it out for repair.

Thanks.

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

Yes, the home button can be removed from the broken screen and transferred to the new one. I replaced an iPad Mini 3 screen recently, and successfully transferred the button.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 0

Comments:

thanks . Ifixit made me realize that the touchID feature only works with the home button that came with the ipad originally that's why i asked

thanks again

by

Add a comment

Add your answer

bohr03 will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 128