Revamped version of the iPhone 3G with faster processing speeds. Repair of this device is similar to the 3G, and requires simple screwdrivers and prying tools. Model A1303 / 16 or 32 GB capacity / black or white plastic back.

1943 Questions View all

How to remove adhesive glue?

Hi everyone,

I'm replacing the glass of my iPhone 3GS because it was cracked. I have separated the glass from the bracket with a heat gun. But how do I remove the glue residue that is left behind?

Thanks,

naf

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

2 Answers

Chosen Solution

I use isopropyalcohol as it's not likely to cause liquid damage to any parts and either a small flat head screw driver or plastic spudger tool to scrape it off. it's fiddly and annoying but you can also just use your fingers to roll it and pull it off.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment
Most Helpful Answer

With a q-tip, try using a bit of Goo Gone or Goo Off. A small amount goes along way. After you've removed the residue, use another q-tip with ALCOHOL to remove any oils left behind by the Goo Gone/Goo Off. That's what I do for all my electronics.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2

Comments:

+ for the goo gone

by

Add a comment

Add your answer

naf will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 26

All Time: 4,415