FORUMS

HTC’s New Ad Campaign And What It Really Means

HTC has just released three new blind test adverts comparing app loading … more

XDA Picks: Best Apps of the Week (June 27 – July 4)

Apps are at the front and center of any smartphone experience, and with over a … more

HTC One M9 Developer Edition Android 5.1 OTA

The Developer Edition of the HTC One M9 is receiving an over-the-air update to Android 5.1. … more

Index Project For XDA Device Subforums

Another ambitious project from the collaborative efforts of Recognized Contributors and Forum … more

I've got a scratch on my screen, any way to fix?

1,801 posts
Thanks Meter: 113
 
By StuMcBill, Senior Member on 3rd May 2014, 08:52 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
I've managed to get a scratch on my screen of my m8, it's not very deep but noticeable in sunlight.

I just wondered if anyone knew of anyway to repair / reduce it without damaging it further or losing touch sensitivity?

Cheers
Stewart

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench
 
 
3rd May 2014, 09:04 PM |#2  
mwatson's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Basingstoke
Thanks Meter: 130
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuMcBill

I've managed to get a scratch on my screen of my m8, it's not very deep but noticeable in sunlight.

I just wondered if anyone knew of anyway to repair / reduce it without damaging it further or losing touch sensitivity?

Cheers
Stewart

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench

Prevention is better than a cure for this. There are some very good glass screen protectors around these days like the nillkin tempered glass protector.

Might be worth putting one on yours to hide the scratch.
3rd May 2014, 09:19 PM |#3  
xxquicksh0txx's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Akron, Ohio
Thanks Meter: 446
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuMcBill

I've managed to get a scratch on my screen of my m8, it's not very deep but noticeable in sunlight.

I just wondered if anyone knew of anyway to repair / reduce it without damaging it further or losing touch sensitivity?

Cheers
Stewart

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench

There's not much you can do.

If you buff the screen to take the scratch off, you'll most likely take the coating on the coating on the screen. Which would cause more scratches.

I'd put a screen protector on it to hide the scratch.

Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
3rd May 2014, 09:25 PM |#4  
RossMacgill's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Kent
Thanks Meter: 35
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuMcBill

I've managed to get a scratch on my screen of my m8, it's not very deep but noticeable in sunlight.

I just wondered if anyone knew of anyway to repair / reduce it without damaging it further or losing touch sensitivity?

Cheers
Stewart

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench

Like above, but gonna throw in the once free screen replacement from HTC but i would wait and see if you really need it, then in a few months you have an accident

(but look into the terms etc before you do this!!)
4th May 2014, 06:31 PM |#5  
StuMcBill's Avatar
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 113
 
More
Anyone able to recommend any decent screen protectors? I will look up that nillikin one.

Well I don't think that the HTC screen replacement is valid in the UK I'm afraid. USA only!

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench
4th May 2014, 10:19 PM |#6  
Member
Thanks Meter: 6
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by StuMcBill

Anyone able to recommend any decent screen protectors? I will look up that nillikin one.

Well I don't think that the HTC screen replacement is valid in the UK I'm afraid. USA only!

Sent from my Amiga 500 using Workbench

I bought these on Ebay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1911257647...84.m1497.l2649

Very impressed with the quality and at only 1.99 really can't complain.

*Just noticed that you're in the US! I'm sure there will be an equally good ones available on your side of the pond.
4th May 2014, 10:50 PM |#7  
Junior Member
Flag Itegem
Thanks Meter: 5
 
More
I used to buy the screen protector's from ZAGG.
But since the gorilla glass, i never used them again.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes