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Do not attempt to fully remove the LCD. It is still adhered in place and connected to the iPad by several cables at the home button end. Lift only from the front-facing camera end.

Insert the flat end of a spudger under the LCD between it and the LCD shield plate and lift gently.

Be very careful not to get the spudger under the shield plate. It must be between the LCD and the shield.

Even bending the LCD slightly can permanently damage it, so be extremely careful as you lift.

You can try these alternate removal methods to reduce your chance of cracking the LCD during the removal process:

Run a thin string (like floss or fishing line) under the display, starting from the top then working your way down

Use a thin, flexible card or plastic money note to cut through the adhesive starting from the top.

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