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Thread: iPhone 2G display problem
01-31-2011, 05:03 AM #1iPhone 2G display problem
so I got a problem with my old iPhone's display. Some of the pixels in the top of the screen started to stay grey some months ago. First I didn't really care because the area changed its shape and size every day and altogether it was only some pixels. But now, it grew to a broad block and it disturbs me really. Strangely, this grey thing is also visible when I turn the device off. And if sunlight (or a flashlight beam) gets on it, I can see 'through' this grey things and watch the image shown correctly. I also attached two pictures with it.
Replacing the screen is not worth the phone I think. Does anyone know this issue or even know a solution?
Last edited by eruanno; 02-04-2011 at 05:12 PM.
01-31-2011, 10:29 AM #2
01-31-2011, 02:19 PM #3
Sure? Is this something common?
Meanwhile I read something about heating or putting pressure on, but don't know if this applies on my problem. Further I´m afraid I could damage more than I'll repair... No one got experience?
01-31-2011, 02:23 PM #4
It pretty common on the 2g IPhone you can try the heat thing havent ever seen results from it,and also remember you are messing with an almost 5 year old device so I dont think it will do anything.
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01-31-2011, 04:11 PM #5
So now I tried the pressure method... that means I took a pen and pressed it on the screen. It first seems to be successful but then stuck pixels appeared in a completely other place of the display! I think it serves no purpose but it was worth a try...