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By scorpi786, Senior Member on 16th February 2014, 01:50 PM
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Hi just dropped my xperia z from about 5 foot height onto pavement and the screen is not broken but it isnt responding to any touch.

Is there any chance it can be fixed without fitting a new screen?
 
 
16th February 2014, 01:53 PM |#2  
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That mean touch may be broken get to some hardware repairs shop

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16th February 2014, 02:17 PM |#3  
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That mean touch may be broken get to some hardware repairs shop

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just asked the guy who fixes my phones he said bring it in and ill see, said it could be digitizer which if it is then im ****ed.

had enough of this, broke the screen 2 months ago and spent 150 fixing it and 20 for a broken sensor.

arghhhhh.
16th February 2014, 02:25 PM |#4  
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Flashed a new firmware on it whilst deleting everything on the phone through pc companion but still no luck.
16th February 2014, 02:44 PM |#5  
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Im confused here, the phone guy said the digitizer is built in with the screen but im checking on ebay and theyre selling a seperate digitizer.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5-Touch-Sc...item4d1637f583

So if the screen is ok and digitizer broken would installing a new one fix it?

Let me know please, confused and angry,
16th February 2014, 03:19 PM |#6  
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Apparently the screen and digitiser are glued together, making it extremely likely that one or the other will break when attempting to separate them.
See this guide on replacing the touchscreen - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2417650

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17th February 2014, 05:21 PM |#7  
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It started working all by it self.

Thank god
18th February 2014, 03:33 PM |#8  
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Hi I'm trying to find a case that will protect my screen something like a thin plastic sheet my mate has such a cover for his iPhone 5.

Or is there a thick screen protector that someone can recommend?

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