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Anyone want an m8 with a broken screen?

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4th September 2014, 10:38 PM   |  #1  
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I bought my m8 back when it was released and unfortunately dropped it two weeks later. I sent it back to HTC and they refused to fix it because i rooted it. I tried again and they still won't do it. I haven't used the phone for months any suggestions as to what to do with it? EBAY? Im just pissed at HTC sorry if wrong thread

Anyone think they are better at talking to the htc reps and could do it for me??(longshot i know but I'm desperate)
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4th September 2014, 10:56 PM   |  #2  
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I bought my m8 back when it was released and unfortunately dropped it two weeks later. I sent it back to HTC and they refused to fix it because i rooted it. I tried again and they still won't do it. I haven't used the phone for months any suggestions as to what to do with it? EBAY? Im just pissed at HTC sorry if wrong thread

Anyone think they are better at talking to the htc reps and could do it for me??(longshot i know but I'm desperate)

How broken is it? You have a picture? I assume you didn't S-OFF?
4th September 2014, 11:02 PM   |  #3  
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I did s-off actually but it is now back to stock and s-on say relocked on the boot loader. The phone is completely functional besides the lcd which looks like its leaking.
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4th September 2014, 11:12 PM   |  #4  
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I did s-off actually but it is now back to stock and s-on say relocked on the boot loader. The phone is completely functional besides the lcd which looks like its leaking.

You should've reset that RELOCKED flag to just LOCKED while it was S-OFF. If you S-OFF it again you can still do that. I guess at this point HTC already blacklisted it though. Did you use Firewater?
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You should've reset that RELOCKED flag to just LOCKED while it was S-OFF. If you S-OFF it again you can still do that. I guess at this point HTC already blacklisted it though. Did you use Firewater?

yeah they definitely blacklisted it i just tried again today and they know i tried to get it fixed before. I screwed myself it just sucks I've been using my old evo 3d for the last couple months.
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yeah they definitely blacklisted it i just tried again today and they know i tried to get it fixed before. I screwed myself it just sucks I've been using my old evo 3d for the last couple months.

You could always look on eBay for a replacement screen/digitizer and try to replace it yourself. I haven't tried anything like that myself though.
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4th September 2014, 11:22 PM   |  #7  
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You could always look on eBay for a replacement screen/digitizer and try to replace it yourself. I haven't tried anything like that myself though.

Btw yes i did use firewater. And yeah ill look into it but I'm broke atm and screens cost a ton just had to buy college books this phone is supposed to be extremely annoying to repair. Anyways i guess ill throw it back on my shelf thanks anyway
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If ur giving it away ill take it lol...😎
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Don't know how hard it is to open the M8 up but you can try finding a bad esn M8 and swap the motherboard out. Just a suggestion....may not be worth the work 😱

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