Scratch Proof iPhone Front Panel

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Member-Contributed Guide

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How to make your iPhone screen scratch proof using Liquid Sapphire.

  • Author: Irish Jack
  • Time required: 35
  • Difficulty: Very easy

Here you can see how to make any smartphone LCD or any touch screen device scratch proof / scratch resistant using Liquid Sapphire.

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  • Use Liquid Sapphire scratch proof nanotechnology coating

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  • Add 3 drops of Liquid Sapphire to the LCD

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  • With a microfibre cloth wipe up and down until the LCD surface is covered.

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  • keep wiping up and down until a Grey/White coat starts forming, it will look similar to a widow smear.

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  • Leave to dry for 10 minuets and then buff off with a shammy (Chamois) Repeat the steps 3 times in total. The device can be used immediately keep clear of any objects that might scratch your screen until fully cured, in 24hrs.

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  • Here is a coin scratching an iphone 5 LCD, watch and see what happens.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the Apple iPhone device page.

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