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The wi-fi only version of Apple's iPad Air, model number A1474. Available in Space Gray or Silver, it packs the custom A7 processor and ships in 16, 32, 64, and 128 GB configurations.

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Beloved iPad backlight dead :'(

So my iPad backlight has completelystopped woking. I am typing this in it do my spelling my bad as u can bar,et see the screen. At first only some of the lights would not work, it was slinky getting worse and now it had completely stopped working. I will use it to spplr send see if they elk tic it fir free, it now no where ik at die I still s y and dvh vi fud d she get s bee bevel for,


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So my iPad backlight has completely stopped working. I am typing this on it so my spelling is bad as i can barely see the screen. At first only some of the lights would not work, it was slowly getting worse and now it had completely stopped working. I will go to the apple store and see if they will fix it for free, if not i will replace the lcd and if still not what could i do?

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Woah! Lil bro! Backlight circuits can be complicated. I'm certain @refectio with be happy to help you out. I've been biting off They have a pretty good selection and should be able to hook you up with the components needed


Had screen on iPad 6 replaced but now screen shows shadows especially on white background web pages. Repair shop states new LCD because its a backlight issue? I didn’t have problem until they repaired screen and tablet is only over 1 year old. Could The back light issue has occurred when they replaced my screen?


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Okay, I can officially say this problem is sovled, and I needed not a trip to the Apple Store nor a replacement part. The problem was a connector on the LCD. If you look at the LCD back, on the bottom right there is a fpc connector. When I looked at it, it was half disconnected. I plugged it back in, put the LCD back on and sure enough it works now as I am typing on it. If you have a iPad Air LCD with no backlight, check that first.

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Doesn't sound like a backlight circuit failure to me. It seems as though your led back light strip has failed, easily fixable by swapping out the lcd in most cases unless you blew the backlight fuse.

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Now I can type normal, I am on my laptop. First I will bring it to apple and see if they will replace the lcd for free since this started before the warentee expired. If not, then I will just replace it.


Jonathan, why don't you change the wording on your question now that you can type?

BTW I took a bunch of photos of macs for you, just need the time to get it to you


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