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    Default broken digitizer?
    Well today I dropped my 2g iPhone on the floor and now m screen does not respond to touch. The iphone is about a year and a half old and has seen its fair share of abuse. I am pretty sure the problem is my digitizer, but is there any way to know for sure?? I tried restoring it, even restoring from recovery mode. Any suggestions before I pronnounce it officially garbage??

    EDIT: also, everything else about the phone works perfectly- I already missed like a bunch of calls and txts just bc i cant touch anything...

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    Moving this to hardware forum. cpjr will help you there

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    ok thanks

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    Yup its the digitizer.

    Crappy thing on a 2g is that you have to replace the entire screen assembly as they are 1 part. And that part will run ya between $130-$150.

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    so is that the only way? bc I am planning to buy the new iphone this july so im definately not going to spend that now...

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    Thats the only way. Unless you can find the part used somehow....but I doubt that will happen.

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    arghh! well do you know if any1 would buy it in this state? some1 handy with iphones? or is it not even worth it?

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    Im sure you could get it sold....but its not worth much like that. Possibly someone looking to use the mainboard/commboard.

    But you could probably ebay it for $100 or so.

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    ok, thanks for your help

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