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Air Bubble Inside of Screen

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14th January 2014, 11:46 PM   |  #1  
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I recently bought a used HTC One S. Its in great shape and I've only had it for a few months. A few days ago I noticed an air bubble on the left side of my screen. At first I thought it was a crack or a scratch but the glass on my phone is fine. It keeps getting larger and I don't have any money for a new phone at the moment so I was wondering if anyone else had this problem or knows how to fix it?
15th January 2014, 06:46 AM   |  #2  
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I recently bought a used HTC One S. Its in great shape and I've only had it for a few months. A few days ago I noticed an air bubble on the left side of my screen. At first I thought it was a crack or a scratch but the glass on my phone is fine. It keeps getting larger and I don't have any money for a new phone at the moment so I was wondering if anyone else had this problem or knows how to fix it?

Is it under the screen protector and not the screen itself perhaps?

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17th January 2014, 02:18 AM   |  #3  
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Is it under the screen protector and not the screen itself perhaps?

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I don't have a screen protector on my phone. Its in the screen its self
17th January 2014, 02:21 AM   |  #4  
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I used to see this on the old acclaims a lot. Best bet is a blowdryer to reheat the glue under the digi. Let it cool slowly though or it can crack (though it's unlikely)
Otherwise it'll need a new digitizer

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20th January 2014, 05:14 AM   |  #5  
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I used to see this on the old acclaims a lot. Best bet is a blowdryer to reheat the glue under the digi. Let it cool slowly though or it can crack (though it's unlikely)
Otherwise it'll need a new digitizer

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I've tried this because I saw it on a form for one of the older iPhones and it made it worse!! I'm not really worried about anymore. Guess I'll have to wait for my upgrade later this year
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I recently bought a used HTC One S. Its in great shape and I've only had it for a few months. A few days ago I noticed an air bubble on the left side of my screen. At first I thought it was a crack or a scratch but the glass on my phone is fine. It keeps getting larger and I don't have any money for a new phone at the moment so I was wondering if anyone else had this problem or knows how to fix it?

I have the same issue .. just started for me... last year my broken screen had been replaced...
29th April 2014, 01:37 AM   |  #7  
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Theoretically this will occur when the digitizer is getting apart from the screen. As you may know, the screen we see it's composed from several layers glued together. The digitizer is the last layer, the one we touch and transmit our touches to the OS. This is also the part that usually gets broken (if the shock wasn't too big ofc to break the actual LCD screen).
You could go to a service, they are used to replace such parts and they could glue it back. It might be possible that your device had the digitizer replaced in the past and it was not properly glued as it have been initially in the manufacturing plant and that's why you have the issue

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