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[* black] Remove the front panel assembly.
[* icon_reminder] During reassembly, wipe any dust or fingerprints off of the inside of the front panel assembly to ensure a clean display.
[* icon_reminder] During reassembly, to preventred] If you experience "ghost" or "phantom" touch input issues with your iPad, check to make sure there isnew display, this can be resolved by adding a layer of foam or tape coveringvery thin insulating tape, such as [product|IF145-113-2|Kapton (polyimide) tape|new_window=true], to the metal framehighlighted areas on the back of the glass.panel. '''iFixit panels come with the proper insulation, and should not require the addition of any tape.'''
[* red] These areas, which are particon_reminder] Without the proper insulation, these areas of the digitizer, are covered by foam adhesive on your iPad's original front panel. Some replacement panels leave this area exposed, whichdigitizer 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]components, causing touch input malfunction.
[* icon_note] The insulation is not visible to the naked eye, and is different from the foam dust barrier strips found on many iPads
.
[* icon_reminder] During reassembly, to preventred] If you experience "ghost" or "phantom" touch input issues with your iPad, check to make sure there isnew display, this can be resolved by adding a layer of foam or tape coveringvery thin insulating tape, such as [product|IF145-113-2|Kapton (polyimide) tape|new_window=true], to the metal framehighlighted areas on the back of the glass.panel. '''iFixit panels come with the proper insulation, and should not require the addition of any tape.'''
[* red] These areas, which are particon_reminder] Without the proper insulation, these areas of the digitizer, are covered by foam adhesive on your iPad's original front panel. Some replacement panels leave this area exposed, whichdigitizer 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]components, causing touch input malfunction.
[* icon_note] The insulation is not visible to the naked eye, and is different from the foam dust barrier strips found on many iPads
.