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Thread: Repair 3G glass?
03-08-2009, 10:10 AM #1
Repair 3G glass?
Do I JUST need the glass panel to replace a broken glass panel, or would it make it easier to get a glass+digitizer? Also, how "necessary" is the adhesive they sell?
03-08-2009, 11:21 AM #2
You HAVE to buy the glass/digitizer combo part. The digitizer is a very thin, very fragile piece of glass that is impossible to separate from the glass front.
You can get the part off ebay for around $30.
And yes, you need the adhesive made for it...which can be found for around $5.
03-08-2009, 01:19 PM #3
Thanks, this is the one I'm probably gonna buy cause it's OEM and US seller.
Apple iPhone 3G OEM LCD Digitizer Touch Front Glass USA - eBay (item 120388665199 end time Mar-08-09 16:45:36 PDT)
03-08-2009, 01:28 PM #4
Looks perfect to me. Fairly easy to swap out...just take your time, dont guess and be careful. You will be working with some fragile parts.
03-08-2009, 02:05 PM #5
I hope it's easy. iFixIt has the part for sale at $70, I think, and they have the "swap difficulty" as "Difficult." But I'll trust an experienced iPhone opener like you =]