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Topic # 54889 22-Dec-2009 15:28
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Heya,

need to know the cheapest place to get an iphone screen replaced using oem parts? The top glass cover is fine just the screen under it..

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  Reply # 286672 3-Jan-2010 14:22
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iphones are not repaired they are replaced
your chances of finding a screen would be pretty remote

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  Reply # 286681 3-Jan-2010 14:45
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what about the trademe screens? (i have no idea - just thought i'd post what i found on TM)

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 286699 3-Jan-2010 17:30
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joker97: what about the trademe screens? (i have no idea - just thought i'd post what i found on TM)


They're plastic

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  Reply # 286716 3-Jan-2010 19:14
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You can buy a glass panel from iFixit.com for around $60USD. It comes with instructions for installation, and there are some video resources on the site to guide you through it too. I am not 100% sure but I think they also have the LCD panels as well although I imagine installation would be a tad more difficult.

Then again if you're under warranty you can just get Apple to do it if you can prove it was a defect, otherwise you can pay for them to do it outside warranty.


EDIT: just had a look at the website.  seems like the easiest option is to get the whole display including glass panel/lcd/home button/etc for around $150USD.  Read here

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  Reply # 286776 4-Jan-2010 00:08
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All these suggestions are great, if you are wanting the damage to be reviewed by Apple's Wireless Authorized Service Provider go to Mobilefone Repair in Auckland - www.mobilefonerepair.com they will be able to assess and give you a price to get it repaired or advise if it is something that can be covered under warranty.

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