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Galaxy S3 Cracked Glass (Read this if it has happened to you!)

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17th September 2012, 04:48 PM   |  #11  
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I am up for replacing one to make a tutorial video. However, that would require trust on the part of the sender. Of course I would return the phone, because well, that would just be f***ed up. So, here is my offer; if anyone out there has a phone with cracked glass but fully functioning touch and display, send it to me minus the sim card, with the replacement glass, 3m tape, and the plastic separator. I will use your phone to make a tutorial video, and then ship it back to you with the couple of bucks you will provide for return shipping. If anyone is interested, pm me.

Disclaimer on this: Worst case scenario the SAMOLED will break and you will have to replace the screen/digitizer combo like originally. Likewise, I will not accept liability for any other damage to the phone, though I would take the utmost care with your device and do not expect to damage it in any way.

If nobody is interested, that is fine and I understand. However, this is not for my gain as my device is already fixed and functional. Also, the repair will be done within a week of receiving the phone so do not expect it to be returned as soon as I receive it. I am a more than full time mechanical engineering student and I have a pretty busy schedule.

Side thought: I wonder why all of the phone repair professionals say that this process is near impossible unless you are a professional like they are? For instance, this guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es8ge...ature=youtu.be . I am in no way a professional phone repairman and I typically lack finesse. Yet, this was pretty simple to me...
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17th September 2012, 04:53 PM   |  #12  
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I am up for replacing one to make a tutorial video. However, that would require trust on the part of the sender. Of course I would return the phone, because well, that would just be f***ed up. So, here is my offer; if anyone out there has a phone with cracked glass but fully functioning touch and display, send it to me minus the sim card, with the replacement glass, 3m tape, and the plastic separator. I will use your phone to make a tutorial video, and then ship it back to you with the couple of bucks you will provide for return shipping. If anyone is interested, pm me.

Disclaimer on this: Worst case scenario the SAMOLED will break and you will have to replace the screen/digitizer combo like originally. Likewise, I will not accept liability for any other damage to the phone, though I would take the utmost care with your device and do not expect to damage it in any way.

If nobody is interested, that is fine and I understand. However, this is not for my gain as my device is already fixed and functional. Also, the repair will be done within a week of receiving the phone so do not expect it to be returned as soon as I receive it. I am a more than full time mechanical engineering student and I have a pretty busy schedule.

Side thought: I wonder why all of the phone repair professionals say that this process is near impossible unless you are a professional like they are? For instance, this guy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es8ge...ature=youtu.be . I am in no way a professional phone repairman and I typically lack finesse. Yet, this was pretty simple to me...

And apart from asking on here, maybe you should put up an ad on your local kijiji/craigslist as well! You can make a couple bucks off it plus use it for a tutorial
17th September 2012, 10:56 PM   |  #13  
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Anyway we can get a link to the exact screen u bought

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17th September 2012, 11:01 PM   |  #14  
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It was this one.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/160867856708...84.m1497.l2649
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Great thread. I haven't had to deal with a cracked screen (thank goodness) but kudos to you for going out on a limb and trying something others said wasn't possible. Much appreciated that you posted up pictures and a walkthrough for this.
18th September 2012, 03:58 AM   |  #17  
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Saw this super cheap sgs3 on Craig list might try and fix it to sell it.

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18th September 2012, 06:37 AM   |  #18  
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Saw this super cheap sgs3 on Craig list might try and fix it to sell it.

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Sounds like a good idea.
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18th September 2012, 07:02 AM   |  #19  
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Thanks dude!

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18th September 2012, 08:25 AM   |  #20  
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It was this one.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/160867856708...84.m1497.l2649
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Can you confirm that this should also fit on an I747 (Telus, Rogers, Bell, AT&T) version of the SIII?

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Sounds like a good idea.

I would so love a video tutorial. I would be willing to send in my phone, however I can't part with my phone for a long period of time..





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