Second generation of Wi-Fi iPad, released on March 11, 2011. Model number A1395. Repair is difficult and will require heat.

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Where can you find only the digitizer flex cable?

I finally dropped & cracked the touch screen glass on my iPad 2 wi-fi. Everything worked fine; the glass was only cracked. I even successfully removed the broken glass and installed the new touch screen with digitizer flex cable / ribbon. Before adhering the new glass to the backing, I tested the touchscreen, all buttons, wifi connection, camera. All of it was working! Then at the LAST POSSIBLE SECOND I fumbled and ripped the flex cable to the touch screen near where it adheres to the back panel (what luck!). I have searched everywhere for ONLY this flex cable to replace on my new touch screen. I don't want to have to buy the entire touch screen glass with the flex ribbon again. I just want a new cable. Does such a thing exist?? Do I have to buy an entirely new glass? Is it possible to remove the flex cable from my broken glass and use it on the new glass?

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I'm afraid not your best bet would be to buy another screen. The flex cables on a digitizer once broken are not easily replaced if at all and best done by a machine because you have to connect everything perfectly back onto the digitizer so you can get those reading that are needed to make it work. You would be just replacing the flex part that your used to seeing the cable its self goes all around the screen.

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That's what I was afraid of. Thank you for your answer. Do you know of any place to get this cable that goes all around the screen and the flex part that I'm used to seeing, without the glass? If the price of it isn't much I may try it, rather than paying another $100 for another assembly. If I have to buy a whole assembly anyway, I might as well attempt replacing only the cable on the glass that is now useless, if the price for it isn't much. Well, at least I know that I successfully replaced the glass the first time so the second time will be much easier -- I'll just have to be more careful not to rip the flex cable.

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I got a new digi screen on eBay for 50.00 shipped...it wasn't genuine apple but you would never know the difference!..if you want I can give you the sellers info...

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Impossible to do, you must buy a new digitizer.

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I meet the problem, too. lucky thing is that I found where to buy the cable Flex Ribbon Cable. Bad thing is I don't know how to assenbly it.

If you need the cable, I can give some help.

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Whare you found cable

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Hey! You can search 'screen flex cable ribbon' on ebay. You might get it there.

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