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iPod Touch 4th Generation

iPod Touch 4th Generation Front Panel Replacement

iPod Touch 4th Generation Front Panel Replacement

2 hours


My Problem

I had an iPod touch 4th generation I was told was no good, and it had a broken screen and the Home button was missing. I connected it to my computer, updated the iOS and loaded some music on it and it played fine. So I ordered a new screen and home button.

My Fix

Since this was my second iPod touch that I attempted to fix (the first I ended up taking in to get fixed) it went better than my first try. I got the screen all connected and everything but the screen put back where it all belonged and turned it on. I got the white screen of death.

After much frustration, I reset the device by pushing Home button, the power button and the up volume button all at the same time. It booted to the set up screen so I turned it off, put the adhesive strips on and the screen on. I turned it on and got the white screen of death again. This time it would not reset at all.

My Advice

Before you start make sure you're in a good frame of mind. There's lots of tiny parts and screws, along with fragile boards and connectors. It's not a hard fix (if things go well), just a bit tedious working with the small parts.

iPod touch (4th Gen) Screen Image
iPod touch (4th Gen) Screen


iPod touch (4th Gen) Home Button Image
iPod touch (4th Gen) Home Button


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