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Ok so here there deal, im an idiot! i got a galaxy nexus a few weeks ago and while at school, in the toilet, i pulled down my pants to sit down, phone fell out of my pocket and cracked the corner, below is a diagram of where it is cracked (because i cant take a picture) . What can i do to fix this? i dont want to have to spend $200 to get it replaced and dont want to pay $150 for the parts to replace it myself. I was thinking of putting a screen protector over it (and getting a case) and just let that hold it in place, what do you think?


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Assuming it doesn't effect any functions of the phone then just go for the cheaper option.
You should be able to find some screen protector that you can cut to fit, then chuck a sturdy case on it.
Should have really had a case on it in the first place, just sayin' tongue.gif
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Ok, so i have applied a make shift screen protector (had a spare ipad one, cut it up) and am going to order a case from ebay, while on there i was looking at LCD screen replacements and... well ... DAMN! there like $300, i would rather live with the cracked screen for the next 2 years till i can get a new phone on my contract.
    
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You could apply super glue with a toothpick and get a case. Getting a screen protector is a good idea too since it can help prevent the glass from fracturing at all if dropped. Superglue+screen protector+case. The case should cover most of the crack anyway, if you care about the cosmetics of your phone...
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Screen protector won't do much if it's not completely flat. You will have a big bubble where the crack is. I would get a case that wraps around and will cover the chunk to keep it from falling out. You could also try to force some glass between the crack.
    
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