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Default [Q] Wife dropped her phone.

Hello. My wife dropped her S4 on concrete alittle over a month ago and has a crack on the top part of the phone. Everything was fine until today when she went to turn on her phone and the screen is black. Everything works as far as notifications, sounds, etc. even the touch works on the screen. I managed to go to a real dark room and barely see the screen enough to turn the brightness all the way up but the screen has a real pale white and some lines through it. Just wierd it started to act up today after she dropped it over a month ago. Does this mean the digitizer is faulty or is it something else? I attached a picture for you to see it.
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It means the LCD is bad. The Digitizer is what detects touch. Best bet is to replace the whole screen and digitizer assembly. It's not cheap, but it is easy to do.

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It means the LCD is bad. The Digitizer is what detects touch. Best bet is to replace the whole screen and digitizer assembly. It's not cheap, but it is easy to do.

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Thank you for the fast response! I will have to buy this and fix it asap. Thanks again.
 
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This is the one that I got. It comes complete and looks like a factory original. All the markings match the ones from the broken one I took off mine. It's not cheap, but it is easy.
 
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Mobiletechvideos also has a service for screen replacement.

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