iPad Mini (1st and 2nd Gen) Front Panel Digitizer Assembly

$64.95

Product code: IF122-001
Apple Part #: 820-3291-A, 820-3291

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iPad Mini (1st and 2nd Gen) Front Panel Digitizer Assembly

$64.95

Product code: IF122-001
Apple Part #: 820-3291-A, 820-3291

Product Overview

Fix that broken front panel!

  • PLEASE NOTE: This repair is very hard!
  • This assembly includes the home button, adhesive and digitizer cable already attached to the panel.
  • You do not need to transfer any components from your existing front panel which makes this repair a little easier.

Kit contents:

Compatibility

Identify your iPad

  • All iPad Mini 1st Gen
  • All iPad Mini 2nd Gen Retina

Product Details

$69.95 Fix Kit / Black

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Includes all the tools needed to do the repair.

  • Looking for your panel? It's safely shipped in the cardboard sleeve beneath the anti-static project tray.
  • This product cannot be shipped to Mexico.
  • Este producto no puede enviarse a México.

$69.95 Fix Kit / White

 
 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Includes all the tools needed to do the repair.

  • Looking for your panel? It's safely shipped in the cardboard sleeve beneath the anti-static project tray.
  • This product cannot be shipped to Mexico.
  • Este producto no puede enviarse a México.

$64.95 Part Only / Black

 
 

Condition:

New

$64.95 Part Only / White

 
 

Condition:

New

$54.95 A-Stock / Part Only / Black

 
 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

May have some slight signs of wear. Fully tested and guaranteed to work.

$54.95 A-Stock / Part Only / White

 
 
 

Condition:

Used, fully tested

Notes:

May have some slight signs of wear. Fully tested and guaranteed to work.

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Replacement Guides

iPad Mini CDMA

Difficulty: Difficult

iPad Mini GSM

Difficulty: Difficult

iPad Mini Wi-Fi

Difficulty: Difficult

 

Compatibility

iPad Mini
16 GB Wi-Fi
32 GB Wi-Fi
64 GB Wi-Fi
iPad Mini CDMA
16 GB LTE/CDMA
32 GB LTE/CDMA
64 GB LTE/CDMA
iPad Mini GSM
16 GB LTE/GSM
32 GB LTE/GSM
64 GB LTE/GSM
iPad Mini Retina Display
128 GB Wi-Fi
128 GB Wi-Fi/Cellular
16 GB Wi-Fi
16 GB Wi-Fi/Cellular
32 GB Wi-Fi
32 GB Wi-Fi/Cellular
64 GB Wi-Fi
64 GB Wi-Fi/Cellular
 

Stories

My Problem

Ordered a "cheap" digitizer from an eBay vendor. The home button didn't work after glass was installed. It kept binding in the hole in the glass. Of course, removing it again to troubleshoot meant it broke in the process.

My Fix

For the second digitizer I decided to go with a better version with great support and ordered the kit from iFixit. This glass is almost identical in construction to the Apple version. Home button assembly is much better quality. Adhesive tape is preinstalled on the glass. Easy mode.

My Advice

Take your time. Don't try to reinvent the wheel. Follow the iFixit guide and enjoy your repaired device quickly and painlessly.

My Problem

After having dented almost every exposed surface on his iPad mini after three years of abuse, my son finally managed to shatter the screen. Since Apple wanted $200 to fix it, I ordered a replacement kit from iFixit to do the job.

My Fix

The kit came in less than a week, and included almost everything needed for the replacement (I just needed a bit of extra double-sided tape and a penknife) . The directions were clear, and the repair was straightforward, but a bit tedious in separating all of the parts glued together and cleaning out the glass shards.

My Advice

Keep your fingers off the back of the digitizer by leaving the protective film on the back until the last minute, and have a lint-free cloth on hand to wipe dust off of the LCD panel before re-assembly. Don't forget the magnets, and make sure you have a bit of extra double-sided tape on had to secure these to the new front panel.

My Problem

A friend sent this to me to fix a digitizer that was cracked/shattered in one corner.

My Fix

The repair went much better than I expected, but it looks like it had been repaired at least once before. There was a little bit of debris stuck to the adhesive beneath the digitizer screen in places.

It went back together and everything worked like it should. The repair guide helped a lot.

My Advice

I used a fresh/clean razor blade from a construction knife to remove as much of the old adhesive as I could to get a clean surface for the new adhesive.

My Problem

The whole digitalizer was shattered

My Fix

It took me like an hour because I didn't need to use the I opener due the fact it was so badly cracked.

My Advice

Take your time and don't scratch the lcd

My Problem

cracked screen

My Fix

went well - the prying tools that come with the iFixIt kit were helpful, and also having the adhesive tape pre-applied to the glass screen made the job much easier.

My Advice

I didn't find the microwavable iOpener useful. I used a heat gun instead.

My Problem

Cracked screen

My Fix

The iOpener ruptured in the microwave. Used a microwaveable ice pack. The cracked screen took quite a while to remove. Once the screen was removed the repair went well. The new screen looks great, except for some left over bubble marks from the removed protective wrappers. Took about 5 hours.

My Advice

Read the instructions all the way through a couple of times before starting the repair.

My Problem

my daugther is drop her mini ipad accidentaly. And on her birthday I will intend to fix it so, I look at it again on Ifixit store for new panel digitizer replacement, I bougth one.

My Fix

I have some issue on repairing a broken panel digitizer. It is difficult to pull out the front panel using sucsion cup?Because of the plastic adhesive tape you will apply into it.

My Advice

nothing right now.

My Problem

I dropped our ipad mini and cracked the heck out of the screen.

My Fix

The repair took me a long time, but I did it (all by myself) and it works!

The home button is sticky, but every time I use the ipad, I'm happy all over again that I'm so competent.

My Advice

The glue is harder to melt than you think. In hindsight, the repair would have gone much more smoothly if I'd just been more patient.

I'm a 50 year old reasonably handy woman who has NEVER repaired an ipad before (although I did fix a cracked iphone, which was way easier).

My Problem

grandson dropped his ipad several times.I had never worked on one before' i ordered a dizitizer on the internet when it came in there was no instructions.I looked on ifixit web site and found what i needed.The digitizer did not work i could not get a refund i ordered one from ifixit it was built a lot better it arrived in 2 days and it worked perfect.

My Fix

ifixit had a very good video on installing the digitizer

My Advice

if you are new it working on ipads or iphones before you order parts CHECK the reviews of the sellers parts.locate a good vidio. and good luck.

My Problem

After having the mini for a couple years (without proper protection), one of my munchkins finally cracked the screen

My Fix

It took me between 3-3.5 hours to complete the repair. I followed the instructions in the guide to a "t" and it worked very well.

The opening of the old digitizer and clearing off the shattered digitizer fragments stuck to the adhesive was the most time consuming aspect of the repair.

I sincerely appreciated the advice to wear some type of eye protection. Anyone attempting the repair should expect the digitizer to crack more and throw glass into your face.

My Advice

1) Plan ahead. In addition to reviewing the repair guide several times, I created a grid on a sheet of paper with tape to keep all the screws and shields from moving (too cheap to buy the magnetic mat).

2) Make sure you move the magnets from the old to the new digitizer. The iFixit replacement digitizer has a spot to place it on the new adhesive, but it's not as convenient as other replacements. Just plan ahead and be sure to use the old digitizer as a guide so the magnets align with the space in the chassis.

3) When removing the adhesive cover prior to placing the new digitizer, be careful the adhesive doesn't stick to the new digitizer cable. It's easy to get the adhesive stuck to the cable if you're not mindful in removing the cover.

4) Also watch how the digitizer cable folds into the chassis as you're doing the final assembly. I watched one video that suggested starting the final step by first matching up the top of the digitizer to the top of the iPad (insuring a tight, accurate fit). Keep the bottom portion wedged open with your fingers. Use a spudger to flex the digitizer cable into the iPad (so it won't crease/fold on itself) and complete the closure of the iPad while removing the spudger in one smooth motion.

4) I thought the comment about how poor the repair guide was (i.e. severing all your wifi, cellular wires by inserting the guitar picks too far) is exaggerated. Use the opener tool (goes in by just a few millimeters) and use the picks to insure the digitizer doesn't reseal. One guitar pick accidentally slipped between the digitizer and LCD screen with no permanent damage. At some points it was easier to use the guitar picks. In that case, be reasonable; heat the edges well, use firm and steady pressure and use the pictures of the opened iPad (and new digitizer) to estimate where all the adhesive is so you know which areas might need more attention without destroying the components.

5) Goof-Off and/or cigarette lighter fluid make excellent solvents for cleaning old adhesive off the chassis. Just be sure to remove the LCD to avoid damage.

It wasn't my favorite repair, but very doable. C'mon kids, break something else!