Broke the glass on my 4th gen ipod touch?

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  1. jwmghf
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    Hey guys:

    I have seen videos and it doesn't look hard to replace the glass on this device. My question is how do I know what to purchase. The prices are all over the place. Do I need to replace only the glass? Or do I need to replace the screen with lcd & touch panel??? This is much more expensive. The unit seems to be working perfectly.
    Also, can you recommend an online store to use?

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  2. Tom

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    if the lcd works then just the digitizer
     
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    Thanks Tom!!!
     
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    no problem,the new digitizers alone r pretty expensive
     
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    Can you recommend a place to buy one?
     
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    It'll be hard to find a good digitizer on it's own for cheap...

    Try here though.
     
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    amazon has plenty? but the thing is the glass on the digi and the lcd and fused, u need to be very careful and ,slow and steady to replace it
     
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    I will buy the kit you recommended, but I don't think it comes with the glue/adhesive strips. Do you know where I can purchase them?
     
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    amazon? im not sure you need it though, im pretty sure its help in by clips like previous models
     
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    Thanks for all the help guys. I ordered everything!!!
     
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    cool good luck
     
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    If its under warranty go to apple store and they will give you a new one no joke. Did this for my iphone.