Problem With the Colors on Your iPad? Here’s a Quick and Easy Fix
Has this happened to your iPad?
If you’ve had this problem, you are probably concerned that you might have to spend $299 on a new screen. Unfortunately, that might be the case. Before exploring the option of purchasing a new screen, we suggest that you try any of these steps to rectify your problem.
Best solution to iPad colour problem
Tap three times on the back of your iPad. You can tap with your knuckles. Tap pretty hard (these things are durable, you are not likely to punch a hole through the iPad). Tap a few times and see if that solves your color problem. We offer this as the #1 solution because so many people have found it to work! If you check any iPad forum, this solution is always at the top. If this solution works, great! If not, we have some alternative ones.
Is your iPad still under warranty?
If your iPad is still under warranty, go to the nearest Apple store (or contact them if driving is not feasible) and explain your situation. Apple may replace your iPad’s screen for free if they determine that it was not your fault that the screen now has a problem. This solution has been reported to have some limited success. Otherwise, Apple will try to charge you to replace the screen. Before purchasing a screen, try the next solution.
Buy a new iPad or replace the screen. There are many iPad fix-it type websites out there, and it might be worth your while to investigate one of them to see if they can work out a cheap solution for you. Some of our favorites are www.ifixit.com, www.icracked.com, and www.ifixyouri.com. These sites have DIY kits that run $120 or mail-in situations that run about the same. A new screen is going to cost you between $229 and $329. For comparison’s sake, a refurbished iPad will cost you $419 for the 4th gen. 16GB Wi-fi model.