Originally Posted by bitshift
there are two ribbon connections involved. One is very tiny (i think this is the screen ribbon cable) and the other I think is the digitizer ribbon. On the tiny one, is there any particular place the other side of the ribbon has to go, or interact with, other than its connector? I am confident that I managed to get both connectors back together because I "felt" them snap into place via the plastic pry bar.
No, if the connector is fully "snapped" in place it sounds like it is connected correctly.
You may wish to contact your supplier as if it is installed correctly as it sounds you may have a bad screen.