View Full Version : Help: How To Reapply Screen Protector?

Jul 27, 2010, 08:46 PM
Hello iPad friends :). I need help reapplying my Powersupport Matte Screen Protector back on to my iPad. I tried the water-soap rinse about 3 times and dusts collect under the screen before I am able to perfectly align the screen protector with the Home button. Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!

Jul 27, 2010, 08:49 PM
Well if dust is your problem then you should steam your room. maybe it would be the best if you do it in your bathroom. let the shower run ( HOT WATER ) about ten minutes and turn off the shower. leave it 2-3 minutes and then try reapplying your screen protector.

Jul 28, 2010, 02:12 AM
Yup, the steam room is a great idea.

I just installed mine for the first time today, and what helped was tape. I used tape to lift up the shield when I had to re-do parts, then I used another piece of tape to pick up any dust on the screen or on the sticky part of the shield. I then used a cardboard scraper that was included with my Otterbox case and a cloth to iron out the bubbles. I found that some small bubbles didn't require a whole re-do lift of the shield to get them out. I just pushed on them with my finger and mashed a little, and some of them went away like that.

It took me a good 30-40 minutes to keep re-doing parts of it...lift shield with tape, use tape to tap away dust, then I scraped across the shield while I applied it again and again.

I still had a couple edge bubbles I couldn't get rid of, but they're covered by my Defender. If they still bother me, I might get a pro to re-do it for me, haha. :p

Jul 28, 2010, 04:30 AM
Thanks guys for the tips. Really appreaciated. Will try it out!