How to fix the Retro mode 1970 bug prank iPad + iPod touch (Gadget Mechanix) repair tips iPad iOS 9

Did you get tricked by the fake ad supposedly from Apple that says that your iPhone has a secret easter egg in iOS called “retro mode” that is activated when you set your iPhone date to January 1, 1970? Did you do this on the iPad and iPod touch? Well, we have a solution.

Thanks for watching!

For the best prices on parts to repair your broken gadgets – visit us at to find great deals on parts for all of your broken gadgets!

Share this Video:

Get More Great Tips – Subscribe ➜






Gadget Mechanix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Gadget Mechanix recommends safe practices when working with power tools, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, expensive electronics, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of Gadget Mechanix, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Gadget Mechanix. Only attempt your own repairs if you can accept personal responsibility for the results, whether they are good or bad.


brick, repair, cell, phone, iPhone, screen, LCD, parts ,tips, fix, broken, cracked, glass, guide, samsung, apple, LG, HTC, smartphone, cellular, jailbreak, unlocked, android, case, unboxing, tech, cnet, gizmodo, lg, teardown, unboxing, jailbroken, jail broke, unlock, assembly, housing, home, button, touch ID, reassembly, video, gadget, mechanic, iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 7, logic board, motherboard, iCloud, iTunes, sim, activation, app, FaceTime, iOS, speaker, flex cable, screw mat, battery, charge, lightning, USB, 4k, replace .

What do you think?

68 points
Upvote Downvote


  1. I really have to know if it is the same process to fix an iPad Air 2 or the "inside" is different !! Please answer and I'll subscribe and like!!!!

Tim Cook and the M1 chip heist – Best of April 2021 April Event

Tesla Semi Will Make Billions