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Second life for a hand me down 3GS

dave57fltwd -

iPhone 3GS

iPhone 3GS Front Panel Replacement

iPhone 3GS Front Panel Replacement


My Problem

I gave my son my old iPhone when my employer supplied phone was replaced with a new iPhone 4S. He called me to say that he had cracked the screen "a little" when he dropped it while sitting on the sofa.

My Fix

The screen was cracked heavily on this phone. It made removing the glass from the mid frame a little more difficult but I just kept at it and eventually had it all removed. The guides were very helpful and I watched several YouTube videos to get an idea of the best way to proceed. I took my time but only spent about 45 minutes start to finish.

My Advice

Just be careful of the small shards of glass if your screen is cracked badly. Go slow and be methodical. Don't force anything. Oh yeah, have fun! I did.

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