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Multiple problems after screen replacement

(1) When screen is on, there's backlight bleed: I can see the light from 5 LEDs along the edge of the screen. (At first, I thought he'd misaligned the replacement screen.)

(2) The screen turns off and won't come back on until I force restart (Home+Power)

(3) Digitizer is unresponsive around the edges. (I have to flip the screen-sometimes several times-to close a tab, type an "A", use spacebar, caps lock, or Enter.)

1 & 3 were immediately apparent after the screen replacement. 2 started a few days later. I ordered the screen + digitizer pre-assembled (without Home button) from a reliable vendor we've bought from before.

This is so frustrating, I can barely stand using it. Everything takes 3x longer. My husband was emboldened to try this by multiple successful cellphone screen replacements.

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Could (1 and 2) mean he could've accidentally burned the backlight filters? If so, are they replaceable, or is there a workaround? Will I be handing over our firstborn to Apple in exchange for repairs? Or, is my iPad bricked?

What could be causing 3?

Thanks in advance for any advice.

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possibly a faulty lcd it happens, probably not the suppliers fault but you should ask for a replacement

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Thanks, but it's too late for that, thanks to hubby's policy of aging everything. (In other words, he PROCRASTINATES.). It's going to a pro next. Strange, though, how the screen turns off and won't turn back on (which is WHY it's going to the shop).

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LCD has gone bad, need replacement if you want to fix the 3 noticeable dark light spots on sides of screen.

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i doubt its backlight filter issue as you have backlight, was the lcd replaced or just the digitiser

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i missed that bit but no need to be sarcastic on your 3rd day.

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I wasn't being sarcastic - just blunt. If you don't want to help, or don't have time to read what I wrote, don't respond. I was very careful to include all the relevant info in my post precisely so there WOULDN'T be a lot of questions back & forth. This is the only working device I have right now, and I need it to work. Using it is absolutely maddening; I have to keep flipping the %#*@ thing so the keys I need to use work. That post, which would've normally taken me less than 5 minutes to type, took OVER AN HOUR - and I'm NOT a patient person. How would YOU feel?

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