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

310 Questions View all

Digitizer replaced / Touchscreen does not work

Hello -

I had an iPad 2 WiFi with a cracked digitizer/glass. I ordered a replacement digitizer/front glass from a leading iPad parts company (no junk). I removed the old digitizer/glass and installed the new one. Everything went flawless and the video connector from the new digitizer is perfectly inserted into the board connector. All of the buttons work BUT I can not get the new digitizer to work. I even installed a second one I purchased just to make sure but I can not get the digitizer to work. Any suggestions? Thanks!

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 2
Add a comment

2 Answers

Chosen Solution

I have resolved the issue...thankfully. I have repaired electronics my whole life but it seems that the two-prong video connector cable off of the digitizer connects to the motherboard UPSIDE DOWN. I know that sounds strange, but if your digitizer does not work after replacing it, reverse these cables and put them in what most would think to be upside down (which in this case, is correct).

Was this answer helpful?

Score 3


what do you mean upside down?

how do you fix it?

i have the same problem


This has resolve my issue!!


Add a comment

I had same problem, make sure the white perferated line is facing up, my problem is half of the touch screen is unresponsive. Any help, something i did? Bad screen?

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2
Add a comment

Add your answer

rick will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 2

Past 30 Days: 8

All Time: 6,336