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Apple Watch S1 - Force Touch Gasket Replacement & Adhesive

Apple Watch S1 - Force Touch Gasket Replacement & Adhesive

Is the Force Touch Sensor Gasket (38MM Series 1 Apple watch) from iFixit the only adhesive needed to replace the screen?

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Guest [Entry]

"This gets a bit confusing as Apple calls the Original Apple watch Series 1 as well as the 2nd version of it. We on the other hand call the Original and Series 1 (gen2) & 2 as distinctly different versions.

Also keep in mind you're building a bit of a sandwich here between the case and the display: case - adhesive - touch sensor - adhesive - display The touch sensor has one layer of the adhesive you still need the 2nd

So the original watch uses these:

Apple Watch Adhesive Replacement & Apple Watch (38 mm) Adhesive StripApple Watch Force Touch Sensor Replacement & Apple Watch (38 mm, Original & Series 1) Force Touch Sensor Adhesive Gasket

The Series 1 (gen2) & 2

Apple Watch Adhesive Replacement & Apple Watch (38 mm) Adhesive StripApple Watch (38 mm Series 2 & Series 3 Cellular) Force Touch Sensor Adhesive Gasket

So depending on what got damaged you may need both."
Guest [Entry]

"@danj To be completely clear: If you had to replace the Force Touch Gasket, do you need to put one of the adhesive strips under it? The battery fix kit includes two adhesive strips, but the force touch gasket replacement guide sadly doesn't make *any* reference to them (other than listing two of them as required parts).

Taking your sandwich metaphor (which I appreciate, as it’s how I think of this): if I’m replacing the Force Touch Gasket, do I need to have aluminum case -> adhesive strip -> Force Touch Gasket -> adhesive strip -> screen?

I already did a repair using just the FTG, no strips (since the instructions don’t say where to put either one, or when) but of course the FTG alone isn’t holding the screen. Really don’t want to have to do it three times…"