iPod Screen Repair

iPod Screen Replacement

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Common causes of iPod screen failure include a cracked LCD screen, shattered glass, broken backlight, dead pixels, blank display, and more. We offer two flexible iPod screen repair options for most units: Do-It-Yourself Kit (You Fix) and Repair Service (We Fix). Choose your Apple model above to see our unbeatable selection of great deals. We back our parts & repairs with an industry leading warranty and 100% satisfaction guarantee.

iPod Touch 4G

iPod Touch 4g Screen Repair
iPod Touch 4G
Includes: Glass, LCD Screen & Digitizer
Notes: iTouch 4 Screen Repair
Capacity: 8GB - 16GB - 32GB - 64GB
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Touch Screen Repair
You Fix - $24.95
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We Fix - N/A

iPod Touch (1st Gen - 2nd Gen - 3rd Gen)

iPod Touch Screen Repair
iPod Touch
Includes: Glass & Digitizer
Notes: iTouch Screen Replacement
Model: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Generation
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Touch Screen Repair
You Fix - $19.95
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We Fix - N/A

iPod Classic

iPod Classic Screen Repair
iPod Classic
Includes: iPod Classic LCD Screen
Specs: 2.5" 320x240 Resolution Display
Works In: 6th/7th Gen 80GB - 120GB - 160GB
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Classic Screen Replacement
You Fix - $14.95

We Fix - $22.95

iPod Video

iPod Video Screen Repair
iPod Video
Works In: 5th/v5.5 Gen 30GB - 60GB - 80GB
Screen Size: 2.5" 320x240 Resolution Display
P/N: 1620-5G-LCD | 646-0341 | LS025Q7UA01
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Video Screen Replacement
You Fix - $14.95

We Fix - $19.95

iPod Nano

iPod Nano Screen Repair
iPod Nano
Includes: iPod Nano LCD Screen
NWP74-MA50A111 | LS015A7UC01 | IN501
1st Gen 2nd Gen 3rd Gen 4th Gen 5th Gen
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Nano Screen Replacement
You Fix - $12.95
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iPod Photo

iPod Photo Screen Repair
iPod Photo
Includes: iPod Photo LCD Screen (MDP9585)
Screen Size: 2" 220x176 Resolution Display
Gen 1: 1003050 - Gen 2: 1005300
Condition: Brand New (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Photo Screen Replacement
You Fix - $8.95
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We Fix - $14.95

iPod Mini

iPod Mini Screen Repair
iPod Mini
Works In: iPod Mini 1st/2nd Gen
Specs: 1.67" 138x110 Monochrome Display
P/N: M91DP60LL/A | MDP9801
Condition: Used, Tested (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod Mini Screen Replacement
You Fix - $6.95
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We Fix - $12.95

4th Gen iPod

4G iPod Screen Repair
4th Gen iPod
Includes: iPod 4G LCD Screen (M92DP82LL/A)
Screen Size: 2" 160x120 Monochrome Display
Works In: 4th Gen - 20GB - 40GB
Condition: Used, Tested (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod 4th Gen Screen Replacement
You Fix - $5.95

We Fix - $11.95

3rd Gen iPod

3G iPod Screen Repair
3rd Gen iPod
Includes: iPod 3G LCD Screen (A10DP4015GB)
Screen Size: 2" 160x128 Monochrome Display
Works In: 3rd Gen - 10GB 15GB 20GB 40GB
Condition: Used, Tested (1 Year Warranty)
More Info: iPod 3rd Gen Screen Replacement
You Fix - $5.95

We Fix - $11.95

Other recommended pages: Broken iPod Screen Symptoms

About your iPod's broken screen

So your iPod's screen has become damaged, huh? Whether it's the iPod's outer glass or inner LCD display, it's most likely become cracked, busted, scratched, shattered, or otherwise broken, right? This type of damage is quite common and often develops due to a variety of reasons, including: accidentally dropping the iPod on the ground, sitting down on the iPod, stepping on the iPod with your foot, running over the iPod with your car, carrying your iPod in a backpack full of books or heavy items, your dog biting the iPod, your child throwing the iPod, and well, the list goes on and on (you get the point). It is understandably sad and frustrating when such an event occurs in the life of an iPod (and its owner), but there is good news. The damage does not have to be permanent and you no longer have to tolerate this issue by squinting and struggling to use this severely impaired device, so stop it! Keep reading so you can soon bring back your long-forgotten iPod from the depths and shadows of your dresser drawer. The broken screen of an iPod is probably the most obvious damage to assess, meaning it requires very little knowledge and ever lesser effort to determine the issue, however, there are a certain amount of diagnostic steps you can (and should) perform. It will take a few moments of investigative work, but you will a better and more clear understanding of the issue you and your iPod are experiencing.

Diagnosing a scratched iPod screen

Scratches on the screen of your iPod are often the result of wear and are known to develop naturally over the life of your device. Common causes of iPod screen scratches include: carrying your iPod inside your pocket, traveling with your iPod loosely moving inside of your purse or gym bag, storing your iPod inside the glovebox of your car, hauling the iPod inside the front basket of your bicycle (this one is more rare unless you are an eight year old girl), etc. Scratches are considered cosmetic damage, and although this problem is minor because it rarely affects the functionality of the iPod, it can still become a nuisance to the owner since scratches affect the physical "look" of your iPod. Some owners buy special cases, skins, or protective film to shield their iPods from these unwanted signs of age, but if you failed to shelter your iPod from this wear, no worries.

Original iPod

If your iPod is of the non-iOS variety (ex: original 1st-7th generation) and the screen is merely scratched, the problem most likely derives from the faceplate rather than the screen itself. The faceplate actually has no relation to the screen other than its purpose as a "protector" between external forces and the iPod's fragile internal display, so what you might consider to be a scratched screen is a scratched faceplate instead.

iPod Touch

The iPod Touch is designed a bit differently than the original iPod models, with an external glass and an internal LCD display, so if your iPod Touch's screen is scratched, then actually, it is the outer glass that's become scratched rather than the inner screen itself.

Diagnosing a cracked iPod screen

Cracks are a much more serious form of iPod screen damage and are often the result of strong impacts. A cracked screen is commonly known to occur after dropping the iPod to a hard surface such as an asphalt driveway, a hardwood floor, a concrete patio, marble tiles, or similar. Your iPod can exhibit one or many signs allowing you to know that the screen is broken.
What are the signs of a broken iPod screen?
If your iPod displays a large black spot or blob, or if lines run horizontally across the LCD, then the screen has definitely been cracked. If the display is completely blank or white, your iPod screen might be damaged, but maybe not. In rare instances, particularly with the original 1st-7th generation iPod models, the LCD cable can occasionally become loose or unseated from the logic board causing such symptoms to occur.

Original iPod vs iPod Touch

The original iPod and the iPod Touch are completely different and were designed in dramatically different ways, so they share very few similarities, particularly in regards to their screens.
Original iPod
The original iPod features a liquid crystal display (LCD) located behind a plastic or aluminum faceplate. There's no outer cracked glass, and the screen utilizes no digitizer, consisting basically of only a paired-together display and ribbon cable, making the job of replacing the original iPod screen much faster and easier than the replacement of an iPod Touch screen.
iPod Touch: 1st-3rd gen vs 4th gen and beyond
As for iPod Touch, the screen of the first three generations featured two separate components: (1) an outer glass with digitizer cable and (2) an inner LCD display.  If the outer glass became damaged, in most cases only that particular part would require replacement and not the inner LCD. However, beginning with the 4th generation models of iPod touch, both the outer glass, digitizer, and inner LCD display became manufactured by Apple as one single assembled component all fused together, meaning if one of those parts became damaged, the entire screen assembly would require replacement.
So what is the iPod touch digitizer and what's its function?
All iPod Touch models feature a cable known as the "digitizer cable" and is a small ribbon that connects the screen to the iPod's logic board. This thin cable controls the touch functionality of the iPod Touch by sending a signal from the screen to the logic board. Since the digitizer is integrated to the screen, the entire screen assembly will require replacement if the cable becomes ripped, severely bent, or damaged in any way.

A guide to iPod screen repairs

So now that you have determined that your iPod's screen requires replacement, you are faced with two options: (1) hire a professional to fix your iPod screen, or (2) buy an iPod screen repair kit and fix it yourself.

iPod Screen Repair Kits

A do-it-yourself iPod screen replacement kit is a nice option if you have a budget, but keep in mind that not all parts are made the same. Some components are made more cheaply and of lesser quality than others. Do your research and determine the grade of quality, preferably opting for OEM original products if possible.

iPod Screen Repair Services

Sending your beloved iPod on a journey across the country can be risky, so exercise due diligence. If you elect to proceed with option #1 of hiring someone to fix your iPod's broken screen, there are a few factors to consider.
Reputation
You will obviously want to do your research on the vendors and choose the one most reputable and qualified for the task.
Quality
Buy the best quality possible, otherwise you may experience repeat damage and a shorter lifespan.
Cost
Compare the cost of service to other vendors to ensure you don't overpay
Warranty
Find the best warranty to suit your needs. Go with a long warranty or lifetime warranty if you plan to use your iPod for an extended period such as years rather than months.
Turnaround speed
Check the shipping times if you need your iPod returned quickly.