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22nd February 2013, 03:17 PM   |  #1  
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Hi,
my friend dropped his Galaxy Nexus on the floor and broke the screen (glass and display). But the phone seems to be working, since it gives the vibration and a little sound when turned on and off. When connected to the PC the storage is displayed correctly (all the photos are there). The problem is when i stick the SIM and when i try to call it fails to receive the call, but afterward you can see the LED notification blinking the white color about every 7 secs.
Since i cannot return for warranty because it was dropped, now im looking to buy the display. Prices seem a bit high...
The question that I've got is this: Is it worth to Change the Display? Can I be sure that the phone will eventually work?
It concerns me the fact that maybe something else is damaged.
Any help or thought is appreciated.
Many thanks.

PS: My friend is a Noob when talking about phones and he didnt know whether it was on 4.0.4 or 4.2.1
22nd February 2013, 03:27 PM   |  #2  
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It will work properly.
What is the price for screen ??
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22nd February 2013, 03:35 PM   |  #3  
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It will work properly.
What is the price for screen ??

Thanks for your fast answer,
I've been searching over the internet and the lowest price i could find was about $120, was hoping a bit less since other phones like galaxy s3 was like $40. Can you find me any display?
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Can you find me any display?

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=galaxy+nexus+replacement+display
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Buy Nexus 4 better than that.... and sell your broken nexus
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http://lmgtfy.com/?q=galaxy+nexus+replacement+display

XD! thanks.... i really tried though... to find any display with low price and was asking the other user if he had any and was willing to sell. anyway...
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bump!

ive got a broken galaxy nexus, faulty mainboard, perfect physical conditions but no warranty. I would take your galaxy nexus if you still have it. Would you like selling it? i will transplant your mainboard to mine.
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus repair how to
Hi. Only to comment: My Galaxy Nexus bought on the Google Play store started freezing after 9 months... typical intermittent problem.

I had a hard time to find how to create a ticket request to have the Galaxy Nexus repaired.

This is the web page with information:
CAN"T POST LINKS!!! www[dot]samsung[dot]com[slash]us[slash]support[slash]service[slash]warranty[slash]GT-I9250M

I called the Samsung Android phones repair center (at midnight PDT) and got the ticket number, service repair approval. They sent me the regular mail label and I sent it. Now I'm waiting for the repaired phone.

Good luck.

MMRM

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