Resolved iPad 2017 screen cracking sound.

iSheep5S

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So my 2017 iPad is a few weeks old. Yesterday I picked it up. Thumb on screen below camera and fingers on back.

I heard a clicking/cracking sound. All is well tho. Screen, camera works fine however it perked my interest.

Pushing down around the camera area and below it on the screen gives a click noise. I chatted to apple and have an appointment tomorrow.

Checked my wife's iPad Pro and it is solid REALLY solid. She has the 9.7.

Anyone else? Test at you discretion as I wouldn't want damage to occur. Is it the old Air gap screen?

Contemplating swapping to the Pro now...

Thanks.
 

Relentless Power

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So my 2017 iPad is a few weeks old. Yesterday I picked it up. Thumb on screen below camera and fingers on back.

I heard a clicking/cracking sound. All is well tho. Screen, camera works fine however it perked my interest.

Pushing down around the camera area and below it on the screen gives a click noise. I chatted to apple and have an appointment tomorrow.

Checked my wife's iPad Pro and it is solid REALLY solid. She has the 9.7.

Anyone else? Test at you discretion as I wouldn't want damage to occur. Is it the old Air gap screen?

Contemplating swapping to the Pro now...

Thanks.
My thoughts are two things:

1.) Either its the airgap as you mentioned, with the lack of laminate display.

2.) Or, the display is not seated properly with the adhesive separating slightly where you are pressing.
 
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iSheep5S

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So you and your wife have the same 2017 ipad?
No, as posted she has the 9.7 Pro.
[doublepost=1494698264][/doublepost]Just an update. Tested and replaced. The guy at the Genius Bar said it was the first return/exchange of an iPad 2017. Happy days. :) He had to go through the back to hear it an even tested the replacement. All good. :)
 

fokmik

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No, as posted she has the 9.7 Pro.
[doublepost=1494698264][/doublepost]Just an update. Tested and replaced. The guy at the Genius Bar said it was the first return/exchange of an iPad 2017. Happy days. :) He had to go through the back to hear it an even tested the replacement. All good. :)
So the new one is good now?
 
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