FORUMS

Huawei To Sell Honor Smartphones Via Indian Retail Outlets

World’s fourth largest smartphone maker Huawei plans to now sell its … more

Sunday Debate: Are Smaller Bezels Better or Worth It?

Bezels have been getting smaller and smaller as the years go by, and while devices … more

LG G4 First Impressions and Unboxing – XDA TV

The latest in LG’s signature line of “G phones” has been released. … more

Galaxy S6 Weekly Shooting Challenge

Over in our forums this weekend, XDA Forum member DevonSloan has started a thread for talented … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

Broken glass

22nd April 2012, 12:31 AM |#1  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
More
I broke the glass of my phone while in palm springs ( the screen and digitizer still works...). I want to get the cheapest replacement, but preferably without the huge-ass Verizon logo on the bezel. Can I use the xt910 screen on the xt912 RAZR?

Oh and the bezel needs to be white...

Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
 
 
22nd April 2012, 01:25 AM |#2  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 5
 
More
From what I've read you will need a new glass, digitizer and screen, which will be very expensive. You can't get these parts seperately.

Did you use anything to protect your phone? How did it happen?

I kind of hate it that all good phones use Gorilla Glass nowadays. My HTC Magic used plastic that wouldn't get scratched and wouldn't break. And I have dropped it. Often. On any sort of material, including down the stairs or onto asphalt. Without any protection.
22nd April 2012, 05:49 AM |#3  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
More
It landed face down when I moved my towel, and I forgot that my phone was in the towel...yeah, I know bathroom texting is bad...

Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
22nd April 2012, 07:15 PM |#4  
rigbyrobot's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Mob-Town
Thanks Meter: 38
 
More
My first razr fell off my bed to the floor (3'-4'), and the glass cracked across the screen. It fell on its side, so I'm guessing being so thin and rigid creates a vulnerability on the edges. I was with in my 30 days and replaced it with the maxx, feels much sturdier, plus i ordered a soft case from new egg to give it some padding for the next fall.
They hyped up the durability of the phone so much, I'd think if you call for a warranty replacement with a little social hacking they may replace it for you. It'd be worth a try.

Sent from my DROID RAZR using xda premium
23rd April 2012, 06:45 AM |#5  
Member
Thanks Meter: 8
 
More
horizontal drops (on the edges) will crack the LCD, even face down drops are slightly horizintal. this force cracks the LCD, I drops my Xoom, from my bed to the floor and its still fine!
25th April 2012, 05:37 PM |#6  
OP Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
More
So can anyone point me to where I can get a replacement screen? The glass is broken to the point that it might break off and stab my finger. Ideally without the ugly ass Verizon logo on the bezel.

And on top of that, I'm kinda tempted to see if Verizon will roll out the Galaxy S or the DROID 'fighter' anytime soon. I might just get one of those devices instead of fixing my screen.

Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk 2
25th April 2012, 06:31 PM |#7  
Member
Indianapolis
Thanks Meter: 15
 
More
Check out this website. Good for repair guides and maybe parts too. At least maybe a good starting point to see what you're getting in to.

ifixit.com/Device/Motorola_Droid_RAZR

Sent from my DROID RAZR using XDA
25th April 2012, 06:41 PM |#8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
You should be able ot use a xt910 glass no problem.
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes