Apple released the slimmed-down, buffed up iPad Air on November 1, 2013 in a choice of Space Gray or Silver. It packs the custom A7 processor and ships in 16, 32, 64, and 128 GB configurations.

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LCD has a gray bar of pixels after digitizer replacement

Hello! I have replaced the digitizer on an iPad Air, and the top rows of pixels are grey after that. It is about half a centimeter of mostly gray pixels, but below that, the screen works just fine. What can have happened?


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Probably didn't connect it properly. Could possibly be a bad part

iPad Air Front Glass/Digitizer Touch Panel Full Assembly

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iPad Air Front Glass/Digitizer Touch Panel Full Assembly


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No, it's connected alright. The digitizer that II installed works just fine, and the LCD is the original. It worked before, but after the replacement it has a grey stripe.


You could try disconnecting the display cables, disconnecting the battery, re-connecting the battery, then re-connecting the display cables. Sometimes this works. It's called cycling the battery


It doesn't seem to work. I will try to avoid disassembling the whole iPad.


Ok, well. I'm going to guess its the part that's the issue. Try using a quality part, like the one I suggested earlier


I only replace the digitizer. The LCD is original. Even when the digitizer is fully disconnected, the gray stripe is still there.


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