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My son dropped my ipad on the carpet and now the screen will

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My son dropped my ipad on the carpet and now the screen will light up then go black.
JA: What OS X (Operating System, e.g. Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.) or iOS are you runninng?
Customer: I don't have any idea its whatever it came with from the factory.
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: it was updated yesterday
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Holding the home and power buttons at the same time.
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's all that I know of.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  tyroneboman replied 6 months ago.

Hi ,

My name is***** am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.

I will be glad to assist you with this.

Try this and let me know what happens please>This could be a glitch in the software and needs to reboot, lets try and force a reboot > Hold the home button and the power button down for about 30 seconds or until the Apple logo appears on the screen, then release both buttons.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the screen will flash then go black twice then nothing
Expert:  tyroneboman replied 6 months ago.

okay, unfortunately that means the display has failed. Most likely broke a connection during the fall. You can get the display repaired. Do you have a local smartphone repair shop in your area?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
is this on top of the 30$ or the 5$
Expert:  tyroneboman replied 6 months ago.

I only do the tech support, i do not have access to any of the account info. Sorry.

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