Anyone tried swapping iPhone 5 displays to make a silver phone with a black front?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by zorinlynx, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. zorinlynx macrumors 603


    May 31, 2007
    Florida, USA
    ...and of course obtain a black-backed iPhone 5 with a white front too!

    Just curious if anyone has done this. I realize it's warranty-voiding, so if you do it you probably want to keep both phones within the family so you can swap back if either phone needs warranty service... but...

    If anyone's done this, post pics? I have a good idea what it would look like but seeing it in the flesh (in the tech?) would be awesome.
  2. outie2k macrumors regular

    Jun 20, 2010
    This sounds like an idea for SGP glass screen protector. All they need to do is pre-paint them with white/black like on their samsung ones. This will not void your warranty.
  3. J.Nico macrumors newbie

    Oct 9, 2012
    It would be cool to see a White iPhone with both the front Black and the 2 glass plates on the back. Please post, if you have pictures!! :)
  4. zoonyx macrumors 6502

    Oct 18, 2011
    Northern England
  5. XboxMySocks macrumors 68020


    Oct 25, 2009
    It doesn't void the warranty, the warranty is voided when you remove the water sensitive coverings on the screws holding the logic board in. I would be surprised if they serviced a black and white phone though :D

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