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Old Mar 17, 2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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iPod Touch 4G cracked screen: replacement quality concerns

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I have an iPod Touch 4G which needs a new screen & digitiser (they're cracked), and fitting it is a breeze for me, but I just want to ask if anyone (UK) has a recommendation as to which kits to *avoid*, since I only want to do this once.

You can buy a full kit + tools + 3M adhesive for 18, but will the replacement match the quality of Apple's own? I'm sure they're all made by FoxConn etc anyhow

Thank you, I really appreciate the help
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I'd check out ifixit.com
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No problem! Good luck fixing, it's quite hard!
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No problem! Good luck fixing, it's quite hard!
Nah, it's a breeze - I've done far, far more complex repairs but thank you
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Nah, it's a breeze - I've done far, far more complex repairs but thank you
From my perspective it sure looks hard! Anyways, your welcome. Did you get it repaired?
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From my perspective it sure looks hard! Anyways, your welcome. Did you get it repaired?
Yes, all done now thanks.
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Tools dont matter as long as they work, 3M adhesive is great. As for the screens I buy from etechparts and wholesalegadgetparts. It is basically impossible to get a genuine apple one since those have to be pulled out of an iPod. But you are right most are made in foxconn and many are just as high quality.
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