I'm having to use the ipad one aka the baby ipad

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  1. danielled

    danielled PetForums VIP

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    Quite a difference between an ipad and a laptop or computer. Ipad is battery powered and you can't just take the back off them. As far as I'm aware if mie can be fixed only apple know how to get inside it.
     
  2. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    You can take the back off them
     
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    How? I can't see anywhere where you can simply just take the back off.
     
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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    No idea, but then I'm not a trained electrician
     
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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Me neither. Apple will know on friday though.
     
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    oliviarussian Meeoow!

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    Most reputable independent repairers won’t touch iPod Air’s cos it is incredibly hard to get into without the screen braking and a new screen is very expensive

    I enquired just a few weeks ago as my lightning port wasn’t charging
    Apple quoted £240 for a service and repair
    Independent shop £80 with the warning that if screen broke another £100 on top

    You might get one of those small places who is willing to give it a go but they won’t be able to guarantee they won’t break the screen

    Mine was 3 years old so didn’t want to spend a fortune on old tech so ended up getting a new one for £330
     
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    Dad thinks mie is either 3 or 4 years old. Asked him tonight. In that case then I won't risk taking it somewhere that isn't apple.
     
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    Well, you're wrong.
     
  10. oliviarussian

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    The older ones are apparently easier to get into so you might be lucky
     
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    I don't class 3 or 4 years as old lol.
     
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    Please tell me how I'm wrong.
     
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    This. The back can be taken off and not only Apple know how.
     
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    Ok I have been informed the back can be taken off now. I just don't want the screen getting broken. Please can you tell me how you take the back off? You seem to know a lot about ipads.
     
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    No.

    I'm not a technician.
     
  16. Siskin

    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Go back to post 25, I gave you a link to a site which has a video showing how to get the back off an iPad
     
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    Then maybe we are both wrong.
     
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    I did try but the video won't play on this old thing.
     
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    No. You're wrong.

    Read the link Siskin gave you.
     
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    Not something to be undertaken by just anyone I would think and if Dan would rather trust hers to Apple than an independent repairer I think that's fair enough.
    I am going to close this now.
     
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