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Can someone fix my iPhone 3G?

post #1 of 9
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I just got my phone back from a friend, he said he couldn't fix it.


When I brought it to him I had bought a new screen and display off ebay, he couldn't get it to work though. As far as I know the screen just needs to be hooked up right or replaced.


Does anyone know someone that can fix this for me? If not I will just upgrade to a 4G.
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sounds like a good chance to upgrade to me....
    
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It's very easy to replace the screen and/or digitizer yourself, I got one for £14 from eBay and did it myself a while back. Look up some tutorials, it's fiddly, but easy.
    
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I did it when I had a 3g, the LCD is EXTREMELY fragile so be careful if your doing it yourself
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post #5 of 9
Easy to scratch the digitizer too, if you don't do it right. Also, comfort w/ melting glue with a hair dryer is needed.

I'd try to fix it myself or find a friend who can do it for free/cheap if you can. If you can't, just get a crappy phone and hold out for all the nice dual core phones coming out in a month or two.
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I tried to fix it myself, and so did my friend. I bought a screen and digitizer.

If someone wants to make 20.00's let me know.
post #7 of 9
Try looking up some repair people on Craigs List?
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Try looking up some repair people on Craigs List?
I don't feel like spending 50.00 and driving 45 minutes. I rather give OCN money anyway.
post #9 of 9
I'd do it for you, if I was in the US.

Seriously, I bought something similar to this and did it the first try in about half an hour. Only problem is the screws are goddamn tiny, but that's just patience you need.
    
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