iPod Nano 4th Generation Glass Panel Replacement
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Difficult
Did your Nano take a spill? Use this guide to replace its curved glass panel.
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Insert the edge of an iPod opening tool into the gap between the outer case and the top bezel.
Pry the top bezel off the adhesive securing it to the display retainer.
Insert an iPod opening tool between the outer case and the display retainer.
Use the tool to slide the display assembly out of the case slightly.
Slide the display out of the Nano. It will move about .5" until the display data cable limits its travel.
With the display pulled out of the case as much as possible, gently press on the lower edge of the glass panel until it pops in slightly (~1 mm).
Use your thumbs on the lower edge of the glass panel to slide the glass down and into the case until the top edge pops up out of the case.