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[* black] Slicing through this much glue isn't our idea of fun... however... there'swe have no second part to this sentencefollowup.
[* black] Slicing through this much glue isn't our idea of fun... however... there'swe have no second part to this sentencefollowup.
[* black] Fortunately, much like [guide|105416|last time|stepid=198935], the glass separates cleanly, leaving the display behind—a surprise to be sure, but a welcome one.
[* icon_note] That means replacing the iPad 7's cracked glass may be laborious, but at least the materials will still be cheap—you won't have to replace the entire display, like you do on [guide|121759|all] [guide|121589|those|new_window=true] [guide|115457|other] [guide|92534|iPad] [guide|52599|models] with [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_optically_clear_adhesive|LOCA|new_window=true]-laminated panels.
[* black] After all that adhesive, we're happy to see the friendly face of a Phillips screw—especially after dealing with all those [guide|126223|tiny tri-points|stepid=243651|new_window=true] [guide|126000|last week|new_window=true].
[* black] This time around, our [product|IF145-304-2|Battery Blocker|new_window=true] only fits into the battery terminal after trimming it down with some scissors, but it's worth the effort to kill the power for a safe LCD extraction.