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How to Fix Cracked LCD Screen?

Can someone post a picture by picture tutorial on how to replace a cracked LCD? i woke up this morning and noticed there was a crack in my cell phone...its only the outside of my phone but i really want it there anywhere in Canada that i can get it fixed and for cheap????

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Dear Confused,

Sorry to hear about your phone screen.

There is only one way to make your screen look better, but it will not "fix" the crack. I have done this and sometimes i cannot even tell my screen is still cracked and i didnt have to pay Apple $350 for a new piece of glass.

Here is what you can try:

1. Go to a auto parts store and buy a "Winshield repair kit" for small rock chips that look like a bullseye style chip.

2. CAREFULLY CLEAN THE GLASS WITH ALCOHOL and let dry for 10 minutes. Then heat up the glass of your phone with a hair drier for about 2 minutes so its hot, but not too hot to handle.

3. Then very, very slowly and cautiously, cut the tip of the nipple on the "epoxy/resin" bottle they have in the repair pack and while the phone glass is still hot (you may want to cut the tip of the bottle first, then heat up your phone), gentle squeeze the clear resin into and along the crack in your phones glass....Squeeze the resin directly along the entire length of the crack while attempting to squeeze it INTO THE CRACK...its diffucult, however, the heated glass will **** in the cool resin and actually fill in the crack.

Make sure not to get the resin on the phone or your skin!!!

AND BE PATIENT WHEN applying it.

ALSO, try to do this on a sunny day, because you have to place the glass in direct sunlight, or under a UV light to allow the epoxy/resin to cure. IT WILL NOT WORK UNDER A NORMAL LIGHT BULB. SUNLIGHT Actually works best.

Leave it in the sunlight for at least 1 hour or longer. Then wait another 24hrs before taking a razor blade to scrap off the excess resin that has built up on the glass.

FYI, it the crack to too deep the epoxy will seep thru the glass and this process wont work.

However, if your lucky this should be what your looking for!

Good luck and let me know how it goes!



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Go see fido, they will send at repair center, usely have a good price !

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