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Dropped my galaxy s3 screen cracked what are my options?

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By karkid, Junior Member on 18th June 2012, 05:21 AM
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Jumping out my truck in a rush with s3 in hand it slipped and fell flat on the screen. Screen cracked right in the middle all the way through ... Is my only option to buy a new phone
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18th June 2012, 06:02 AM |#2  
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Ouch.
Its repairable but its an expensive repair as entire screen + digitizer assembly needs to be replaced.
Parts are available: http://cnn.cn/shop/samsung-i9300-galaxy-c-26_1412.html
You might want to ask local Samsung repair centre for paid repair quote. Might be very close to the cost of part and might make better sense to get it done through Samsung directly.
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didnt you use a case or screen guard? if so you did a big mistake you can take it for samsung service center and ask them to replace it, but they will charge for sure..
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didnt you use a case or screen guard? if so you did a big mistake you can take it for samsung service center and ask them to replace it, but they will charge for sure..

no cases available locally in canada and my case still hasnt arrived yet go figure ...
18th June 2012, 06:16 AM |#5  
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no cases available locally in canada and my case still hasnt arrived yet go figure ...

Really sad... its really expensive repair. I feel for you but there is no easy way out of this.

You've got a sexy wallpaper out there... mind sharing?

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18th June 2012, 06:19 AM |#6  
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Jumping out my truck in a rush with s3 in hand it slipped and fell flat on the screen. Screen cracked right in the middle all the way through ... Is my only option to buy a new phone

No, you have to replace the screen... there's a video on youtube how to dismantle SGS3.
18th June 2012, 06:22 AM |#7  
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Or, you could probably still get $400 for it on eBay. (If you're not the type who attempts to repair things on your own...)
18th June 2012, 06:48 AM |#8  
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Man I feel for you. I dropped my phone yesterday, it landed on it's face and has marks on the screen. The first thing I done was phone my insurance company and swap the details from my old s2 to this one .. I know I will do it again .

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you didnt mention if the sreen was funtional, is it?

id just keep it if it was still functiional. it looks weird when off but barely noticeable in the pics.

just another opinion. of course if its non functioning that option isnt there lol
18th June 2012, 08:26 AM |#10  
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Damn s3 so breakable. I remember when i had s2 and note, it felt from my hands a lot of times and no scratches or broken display
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