Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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Can I replace my scratched rear case?

Is there any replacement??

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Extremely time consuming and difficult.

But, It can be done.

You would need to buy a new rear housing and then completely disassemble your phone and reassemble it to the new rear housing.

I do not believe ifixit sells rear housing for the iPhone 3G. Check eBay.

(There are a lot of fake iphone parts so beware when buying, check the sellers feedback for quality of products.)

Here's the iFixit step-by-step guide to removing/replacing the rear panel (rear housing)

iPhone 3G Rear Panel(Housing)

Best of Luck!

-Varsity

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