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Topic # 96921 7-Feb-2012 17:17
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Hi All,

Somewhere in the fun of the Wellington 7s my Samsung Galaxy S took an impact and is now damaged. The screen went the purpley colour and then slowly filled across with liquid. It is now totally black and unreadable. Now I know I can get a replacement off ebay and do it myself but, from what I read, it is a tricky phone to do... and my model making prowess as a kid is testament to my lack of skills in delicate areas!
There is a very handy local shop that'll fix it... when the Samsung guy gets back from a course in Korea on (allegedly) the SGS3! IN a month or more. Anyway it'll be too long.

Soooo, roundabout, is there anywhere anyone can recommend that I can courier the phone off to to get fixed and reasonably quickly?



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  Reply # 578486 7-Feb-2012 23:03
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I don't know much a bout the shop but you could check the mobicity nz website and see who they list as their warranty service centre in auckland and then contact them and ask.

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  Reply # 578496 7-Feb-2012 23:29
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Don't do it yourself, it's tricky.

About 3mo ago I smashed the screen on my SGS2, I went with the DIY route which worked fine for a month, then the screen failed to keep working. With no point of contact apart from me just ordering another screen at $160 I just used that money and bought a SE Xperia Active.

The SGS2 sat in my drawer, of which I threw out the other day as I didn't need it. Waste of $1100 :/

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