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So I've had my Xperia Z for about 2 months now and it has endured water tests, and stress test (software wise). I'm completely satisfied with the results. However I was cleaning my phone with my microfiber cloth and noticed something odd when cleaning. As I look up at the top left of the device I see that there is a slight bulge or lift of the device I am wondering if this was after my long photography session I did with it as it heated up quite a bit and the Snapdragon S4 is around the same area. I'd like to know if anyone came across this lift / bulge and had any issues with it / got it back down because the uneven-ness bothers me mentally, I have still washed my phone however haven't fully submerged it since I've noticed bulge. I'll post some pictures on what I'm talking about, I figured someone here can help me out with this for I won't be close to a Sony Service Center to have a look at my device until July.
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EDIT: Here are links requested by drsoran2 and rekoil on a survey on the Xperia Z backplate lift:

Link to survey form: http://goo.gl/FTzl34
Link to survey results: http://goo.gl/78iuEU
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1st June 2013, 12:18 AM |#2  
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Your backplate is definitely loose. If I were you, I wouldn't submerge it anymore because I think it isn't waterproof anymore. Looks like the glue melted while you were heavy using your Z and caused the backplate to lift. You should definitely bring your device in for repair or replacement.
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1st June 2013, 12:37 AM |#3  
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Try heat it up again at that point e.g. with an hairdryer and then press it for a time while it cools down again. Maybe it works.

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1st June 2013, 01:29 AM |#4  
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Take it back.
If you try to repair it, and do more damage then your warranty is gone..

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Try heat it up again at that point e.g. with an hairdryer and then press it for a time while it cools down again. Maybe it works.

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I think that is a really bad idea.
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1st June 2013, 03:55 AM |#6  
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Yeah! I guess they're right. That's the problem of being an engineer...

Let the good guys at Sony do the repair.

P. S. In any case you can see what they will do at Sony herehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNrtamZuf7E.


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1st June 2013, 05:12 AM |#7  
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Hmmm I guess I'll wait until I go back up to get it repaired hopefully they can just do this easy fix on site, I can do it myself but I still have warranty so I might as well let them do it I just hope they do it on site and give it back to me the same day or the day after... from what I'm thinking it just needs a reheat to activate the adhesive agent and placing back down on it.
1st June 2013, 05:28 AM |#8  
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Hmmm I guess I'll wait until I go back up to get it repaired hopefully they can just do this easy fix on site, I can do it myself but I still have warranty so I might as well let them do it I just hope they do it on site and give it back to me the same day or the day after... from what I'm thinking it just needs a reheat to activate the adhesive agent and placing back down on it.

Please, let us know how it went before closing the thread.

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1st June 2013, 09:57 AM |#9  
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I also have the same problem
1st June 2013, 12:14 PM |#10  
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Please, let us know how it went before closing the thread.

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I will, sigh I wish this country had a Sony support store I have to wait so long just to get it checked out. It's making me wonder if this is why they made the ZR... hmm.
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3rd June 2013, 12:03 AM |#11  
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Is this something with the white Xperia Z? I have it as well, noticed it about 2 weeks ago.
I saw another person's thread about his white Xperia Z having a lift on the back top left of the phone as well.
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