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Default Back letters falling off

I'm just curious, has anyone ever gotten their Nexus letters at the back removed, as in the shiny black vinyl that covers them? The letters N, E and X were completely peeled off in my case in a matter of weeks when I was holding it, along with the adhesive.

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Nope, but I've had a case on it since day 1...:thumbup:
 
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Odd. Hasn't happened to me. (Happened to every BlackBerry Curve 8520 I had, though. Damn, that phone sucked.)

Wonder if it's affected by how you hold it. Definitely return it anyway.
 
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Wait, I didn't even know that could happen, I though they were like part of the plastic.

You got a picture of it?



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Do you have a wireless charger?
I have one and I have noticed that after charging it is kind of warm on the back and I have to wipe some kind of stain around some off the letters. Now that you mention your letters falling off it gets me
thinking that the glue could be melting away or something.

My N7 is only 7 weeks old and I'm using a Fatboy pillow for charging.

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I had this same problem just a few days ago I noticed like a sticky residue seeping from the letters on the back and part of the letter lifting. I just removed all the sticker and cleaned away the sticky residue 'see attached pic' I actually prefer it without glued on sticky letters. Looks good I think.

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Wireless charging here and my letters are falling off now also.

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I use the wireless charging feature as well - no issues, and it spends all night - every night - on the charger.
 
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I didn't know that there was plastic in the letters to make it shiny. When mine finally fall out on their own, I think I'll get some model paint and paint the letters in white. Or maybe bright red. Just to be different.
 
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Really? They fall? lol, I though they were pretty much part of the case :b

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