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Is there a site that does it?

Is it something that I'd be able to do myself if I can find the digitizer and screen?
 
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They would be around, yes(it might be cheaper to get a broken one off ebay and take the screen out of it though). Out of interest what is dead? Is it just the screen, just the digitalizer or both?

oh yeah, nice new avatar. Really cool
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not hard to repair just need the right tools and to be very careful to not snap the tiny ribbon cables.
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They would be around, yes(it might be cheaper to get a broken one off ebay and take the screen out of it though). Out of interest what is dead? Is it just the screen, just the digitalizer or both?

oh yeah, nice new avatar. Really cool
Thanks!

It's both the digitizer and the screen.

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not hard to repair just need the right tools and to be very careful to not snap the tiny ribbon cables.
Where could I get the parts? I've looked and my google-fu is failing me.
 
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I take it you don't have insurance?

digitizer
http://www.globaldirectparts.com/OEM...mot1035740.htm

screen
http://www.globaldirectparts.com/Mot...mot1035730.htm

Repair service
http://www.cellulardr.com/authorized...ce-center.html
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It's my work phone, and I'm held liable for it :/
 
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held liable, as in pay full price, or can you just get another one? I'd just get a preowned either from VZW or CL.
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held liable, as in pay full price, or can you just get another one? I'd just get a preowned either from VZW or CL.
Held liable meaning they wont repair or fix it, I can do whatever I like with it, as long as it is fix one way or the other. VZ has pre-owned?

If I were to buy the screen and the digitizer, is there a walkthrough to replacing it? I know I wont have an issue doing it, I just wanna be sure I know how to do it.
 
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Held liable meaning they wont repair or fix it, I can do whatever I like with it, as long as it is fix one way or the other. VZ has pre-owned?

If I were to buy the screen and the digitizer, is there a walkthrough to replacing it? I know I wont have an issue doing it, I just wanna be sure I know how to do it.
Ah, that's a real shame...

There should be instructions included but there would be videos on YouTube that walk you through it.
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i just want to add that if you end up doing this, you better make sure before you put it all back together that you wipe the inside of the housing screen down and spray it with canned air + do the same to the actual lcd. if you get particles of dust and dirt stuck under it you will be INSANELY annoyed.
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