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Antenna Band Replacement

iExpensive

macrumors 6502
Original poster
Oct 18, 2010
261
10
Las Vegas
So I was feeling a little rebellious and went a week without a bumper on my brand new 4S. It turns out that the antenna band is the least durable part of the phone and now has about 4 scratches/dents. Is there any replacement part I can install myself? I guess it really doesn't matter since I will never see it now that I use my bumper but I would still like to restore it back to factory condition.
 
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rgarjr

macrumors 603
Apr 2, 2009
6,499
371
Southern California
Yeah the band although it's strong, it can easily get marked up. It's a lot of work to replace it since u need to remove the logic board and front facia. Not to mention pretty expensive, which probably would be better to get an out of warranty replacement.
 
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wordoflife

macrumors 604
Jul 6, 2009
7,563
34
it's more money and hassle than it's worth. if anything, just get a replacement from apple for 200$
 
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