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Default Back cover replacing

About a month ago my N4 dropped down and broke the back cover glass, so I ordered this one on ebay from a german store (I live in Italy) for a total amount of €.53,90.
It is ready to be assembled onto the phone and includes NFC antenna and (I think) the Bluetooth one.
Today it is been delivered and I've just replaced.

This is a very easy operation, only require a n 4 torx screwdriver and a plastic pad (a guitar pad is optimal).
With only those tools and a little care everyone can replace it.
First unscrew the two screws on the bottom, then carefully insert the plastic pad between the top chrome frame and the plastic one starting from the bottom of the phone having care of the usb port frame, it is very thin and easy to be broken.
Once disassembled pull away the protective plastic protective stickers from the camera glass and the usb port frame and place on the new cover, having care to pair the two parts with your fingers, put back on the two screws, that's it, all done.

Oh, and I higly recommend to protect your N4 with a bumper case or something else.
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That's a pretty expensive auction. I've seen full back covers with NFC go for almost half that price.
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That's a pretty expensive auction. I've seen full back covers with NFC go for almost half that price.
Where did you seen? In the USA or Europe?

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I've seen them on ebay and amazon for that price...ebay had international shipping, so its location doesn't play any part in price, imo. And afaik, amazon only ships within North America....so yeah, that one would make sense to have a lower price. But like I said, there are ebay sellers who ship internationally for half that price
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I've seen them on ebay and amazon for that price...ebay had international shipping, so its location doesn't play any part in price, imo. And afaik, amazon only ships within North America....so yeah, that one would make sense to have a lower price. But like I said, there are ebay sellers who ship internationally for half that price
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I buyed only the glass, it is much cheaper but a little bit tricky... At the end the result its awesome and only cost 10 dollars.

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been using a smashed nexus(back) for about 6 months now, in no way affects use of the phone, just smash it yourself with a hammer and it will never get worse no matter how much you drop it, the only real damge is cracks in the plastic and some **** fell of round the speaker but the phone is fine if you leave it with a smashed rear(naughty)
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been using a smashed nexus(back) for about 6 months now, in no way affects use of the phone, just smash it yourself with a hammer and it will never get worse no matter how much you drop it, the only real damge is cracks in the plastic and some **** fell of round the speaker but the phone is fine if you leave it with a smashed rear(naughty)
Yeah, good idea....I always make sure I hit every phone I have with a hammer

Sometimes I wish there were a "dumbass" button.
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