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[* black] Remove the front panel assembly.
[* icon_note] During reassembly, be sure to clean any dust or fingerprints off of the LCD screen and the inside of the front panel assembly. It will ensure a spec-free device.
[* icon_reminder] During reassembly, to prevent "ghost" or "phantom" touch input issues with your iPad, check to make sure there is a layer of foam or tape covering the metal frame on the back of the glass.
[* red] These areas, which are part of the digitizer, are covered by foam adhesive on your iPad's original front panel. Some replacement panels leave this area exposed, which can cause it to ground out against other components. You can protect it by adding a layer of very thin insulating tape, such as [product|IF145-113-2|Kapton (polyimide) tape|new_window=true].