APKTool Updated with Android Lollipop Support

One of the beauties of Android is the level of flexibility we have over our devices. Whether … more

Lollipop Leak for Sprint Galaxy S5, TWRP for Micromax Canvas Magnus – XDA TV

Android 5.0 Lollipop has been leaked for the Sprint … more

Velocity is Like OpenTable on Steroids

We all enjoy a night out with friends or our significant other from time to time. However, there is … more

Android Lollipop Lands for the Sony Xperia Z Ultra

The undisputed king of the beasts–at least in Sony’s current stable,is the … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

Sanded, polished, etched the back case of my phone.

OP Crackanug

12th August 2014, 09:08 AM   |  #21  
kartik.kayz's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 38
263 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2011

Sent from my HTC One using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
11th September 2014, 10:49 AM   |  #22  
Junior Member
Flag Belfast
Thanks Meter: 1
26 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2012
That is superb! How did you make the template?
23rd September 2014, 10:55 PM   |  #23  
Philipp_94's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Halle
Thanks Meter: 14
130 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2012
I want to know what it would look like if you did this with a black phone. I know it would be also like a mirror but, how would the phone completely look?
24th September 2014, 04:47 AM   |  #24  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 21
219 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2011
Wow. You should start a service. You'd get a lot of cash
24th September 2014, 08:50 AM   |  #25  
CaelanT's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Aberdeen
Thanks Meter: 760
3,337 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Donate to Me
Originally Posted by Philipp_94

I want to know what it would look like if you did this with a black phone. I know it would be also like a mirror but, how would the phone completely look?

In all honesty would probably not look good. Only the surface is anodized, and this is what holds the colour, so if you rub on it with emery paper or sandpaper you will go through this surface to bare aluminium below it. Only way I could see this looking good would be if you were able to "feather" the colour to make it look like a big worn area on the back of the phone.
29th September 2014, 01:22 PM   |  #26  
lagittaja's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 19
155 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2011
That's looks so awesome!

Also this must've been said a few times already but I'm in a bit of a hurry. It feels warmer in your hand because the surface of the phone is much smoother now than what it was before. In other words there's less air caught in between the phone's surface and your hand/fingers and since air really isn't a good conductor of heat..
8th October 2014, 06:06 AM   |  #27  
Thanks Meter: 7
51 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2014
Well done man, it looks great!
9th October 2014, 08:05 PM   |  #28  
exebreez's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Oberhausen
Thanks Meter: 103
365 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Reminds me of the good old times with the hd2....

Good Job!
9th October 2014, 09:05 PM   |  #29  
Junior Member
Flag Grand Rapids
Thanks Meter: 7
20 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
Thumbs up
That's sweet.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

etching, htc, htc one, polish
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes