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09-13-2011, 02:36 PM #1
What part do I need? I believe water damage screen...
My mother's iPhone is messed up and she is not entirely sure how, but she upgraded and gave me her old one to fix/sell.
The screen is very "bright" and fuzzy looking, with the iPhone graphics in the background but still having color just almost like a layer of bright fuzz on top of the actual graphics.
I believe the LCD is needing to be replaced, but wanted to check with someone on here before I just go order parts as someone may have more knowledge than I.
Any help is appreciated.
P.S. It is an iPhone 3G
09-13-2011, 10:25 PM #2
Sounds like just an lcd problem and that should be all you need
09-14-2011, 08:57 AM #3
09-14-2011, 10:10 AM #4
Fantastic, thank you!
09-14-2011, 10:12 AM #5
No problem please let us know if you encounter a problem we hare happy to help
09-14-2011, 11:19 AM #6
I could actually use some help... I am looking these up on eBay and coming across "LCD Replacement Touch Screen Digitizer" as well as just a glass screen... I assume I need the LCD Replacement Touch Screen Digitizer.
Is this correct or is there more I would need for this to be accurate?
09-14-2011, 11:33 AM #7
Just the LCD the digi and glass are different ill send you a link to what you need in just a second
Last edited by Cowboy; 09-14-2011 at 11:35 AM.
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09-14-2011, 06:57 PM #8
Ordered, thanks a bunch Cowboy, appreciate your help with this!
09-14-2011, 06:59 PM #9
Cowboy is awesome
09-14-2011, 07:00 PM #10
09-20-2011, 11:02 AM #11
I purchased the new one, I did the install, but it seems to have no effect on the screen, it is still the exact same as it was before. Any further suggestions?
09-20-2011, 11:05 AM #12
Do a restore to rest all hardware
09-20-2011, 12:00 PM #13
For some odd reason I cannot do a restore through iTunes.
"The iPhone "Name" could not be restored. This device isn't eligible for the requested build."
I am trying to do it with the newest version of iTunes on the newest Macbook Air with Lion.
The iPhone is a 3G 4.2.1 (8C148) / 5.15.04
I was able to do a restore of settings from within the iPhone itself but nothing when connected to my Macbook Air.
09-20-2011, 12:26 PM #14
Make sure and clean your connector with some ipa and the start your phone back up. The oil from your fingers can cause a bad connection
09-20-2011, 12:37 PM #15
I am not sure what IPA is (unless you mean some Indian Pale Ale, but I am sure this would damage it even more).
I tried with a 2nd USB cord on a 2nd computer. No luck.
09-20-2011, 01:01 PM #16
Isopropyl alcohol it will not damage it. It removes corrosion I use it all day long on phones....make sure it's 95% that's what I use
09-21-2011, 12:07 PM #17
thank you, tried it out -- no luck - not sure what to do with this damn iPhone
09-21-2011, 12:08 PM #18
Sell it as is for parts
09-21-2011, 12:41 PM #19
I would try and pull the main board remove all chipset covers and give it a good scrubbing with ipa and a toothbrush. Let it dry and try again. And if that doesn't work...sell it as is....