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Wi-Fi only variant of the fifth generation of iPad, released in March 2017. Available with 32 and 128 GB storage options featuring a 9.7" Retina display and 64-bit A9 processor.

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iOpener tool not working to remove iPad 5 adhesive.

I’m trying to replace my iPad’s horrendously cracked screen, however I’m struggling when using the iOpener. I put it in the microwave, put it on the iPad, however the suction isn’t strong enough to slide any tools in. Any suggestions? I’ve already tried a hair dryer and I don’t really have a thin razor knife.

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Try using a syringe to apply some Isopropyl Alcohol 99.9%+ (available from electronics parts stores) along the seams and check if this softens the adhesive enough be be able to use tools to remove the display.

This link may be of interest regarding using Isopropyl Alcohol on electronics

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I don’t have that nor a syringe and I’m not looking to spend any extra money on this repair, any other way?


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