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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:35 PM   #1
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Color swap on a iphone 4s

My mom talked me into a white iphone 4s instead of a black one, so i figured it was just like my 3g iphone and to change the color all you had to do is change the digitizer.... and that was a mistake, should have done some research on that, turns out you have to replace the lcd screen with it, i called my local repair place and they said they would do it for 200$!!!!!! just for the screen replacement... now does anyone know where i can get a iphone 4s black lcd screen plus digitizer? maybe trade for a white one?
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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:38 PM   #2
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If you really want a black one why not just return yours for it? Seeing as the phone came out 3 days ago I'm sure you're still within the return policy.
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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:41 PM   #3
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but that will be a pain cause it took the guy half a day to set it all up to this white one, and by the way will a iphone 4g digitizer and lcd screen fit on a iphone 4s?
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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:41 PM   #4
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If you really want a black one why not just return yours for it? Seeing as the phone came out 3 days ago I'm sure you're still within the return policy.
LOL! I know right?? If anything, just sell the white one and get a black one? The white yields more $$$ anyway.
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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:41 PM   #5
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White is the choice color for the 4s, I'd stick it through man, you'll be glad you did eventually.
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Old Oct 17, 2011, 06:49 PM   #6
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/iPhone-4G-OE...ht_1939wt_1396

will that work on a 4s?
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Old Dec 25, 2011, 04:52 PM   #7
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i just got my iPhone 4S color swapped to red!! best decision ever..

i only paid 170 after tax!
i got it done at yafix.com, they had a location 40 mins away from me so i went to them.
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Old Dec 25, 2011, 05:01 PM   #8
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how much off color is the home button? thats the only thing holding me back from a swap.
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Do it yourself guys! It's easy if you take it slow and work diligently. The colors of the home buttons are usually pretty close.
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Old Dec 25, 2011, 06:49 PM   #10
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My mom talked me into a white iphone 4s instead of a black one, so i figured it was just like my 3g iphone and to change the color all you had to do is change the digitizer.... and that was a mistake, should have done some research on that, turns out you have to replace the lcd screen with it, i called my local repair place and they said they would do it for 200$!!!!!! just for the screen replacement... now does anyone know where i can get a iphone 4s black lcd screen plus digitizer? maybe trade for a white one?
Why would you buy a white iphone just to change the color to black? Then spend the money on converting it?
Buy what you want in the first place and stick to it.

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Old Dec 25, 2011, 07:01 PM   #11
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Why not see if you can do a even swap with somebody on Craigslist or something. if you do meet them in a very public place. Apple Store is good if you don't know what your doing.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 04:05 PM   #12
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Had mine done for 130 at colormyi.com
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