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Default [GUIDE] Repair Xperia SP's aluminium frame

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Here's a small guide which will help you all to repair your phone's aluminium frame , the inexpensive way using household products. At times people tend to drop the phone which causes the aluminium frame to chip off. Follow my steps carefully, and you'll be able to repair the damage.

NOTE: Do it at your own risk. I'm not responsible for the damage caused.

Things required:

- Toothpaste (Not gel based) (Preferably Sensodyne)
- Black acrylic paint
- White Glue (mainly used for Art & Craft projects)
- Cotton Swabs
- Tape (Scotch Tape or Cellophane tape)
- A solution of equal amount of Rubbing alcohol and distilled water. (For cleaning purpose)

Procedure:

Take bowl and mix 2 parts of Toothpaste with 1 part of White Glue and 1 part of black paint. This way you'll obtain the colour for the black frame. For white frame add 1/2 part of black paint only. You'll have to adjust the above ingredients a little bit to obtain the right colour.

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White Frame


Tape up the sides of the back panel and screen leaving the affected area.
You'll have to add atleast 2 layers of tape.

Take a cotton swab , put the paint mixture and dab it on the affected area. Leave it overnight so that the paint dries off.

Using the rubbing alcohol solution, wipe off the excess paint.

And voila !, the frame is repaired.
 
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what about just the paint, i have the black version, it's not that visible but the paint is kinda grey on the sides and the frame under is black, is there any method to cover that little black area to make it greyish again ?
 
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what about just the paint, i have the black version, it's not that visible but the paint is kinda grey on the sides and the frame under is black, is there any method to cover that little black area to make it greyish again ?
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Well I had repaired my phone this way a week before making this thread. So , I didn't really thought of making a thread in the first place. But when I had it, I was really late to click the pictures and show my tutorial in a pictorial way for better understanding
 
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