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  • Answer to: Replace or repair black rubber gasket around front panel assembly?

    I just replaced my digitizer for the 2nd time. My gasket was bad when I got the phone (second hand with a busted screen) and it tore up pretty badly on the that 1st replacement. I ended up with a lot of dust under the screen after about 6 months of use. Today, when I did the 2nd replacement, I removed as much of that gasket as possible, and re-assembled everything. After confirming the install was good and everything worked as desired, I started applying silicone RTV to the gap between the digitizer and the chrome bezel, working it in with a flat bladed screwdriver, and removing the excess with a paper towel. I am waiting for it to dry,but so far, its all good- phone works as it should. I used what was handy: "Ultra-Black High Temp Permatex 82180 Max Oil Resistant". Having worked with a lot of different RTVs, I notice this particular RTV seems a tiny bit grainy, unlike the typical super slick and gooey looking stuff, and maybe less "sticky". It might be easier to wipe off the excess due to its nature. I would...