Can I replace just the front glass without the screen?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by V4705, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. V4705 macrumors 6502

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    eBay full with lens\glass sellers but every disassemble guide I see ending with the whole lcd+lens part in their hands and they don't separate them, so I'm not sure what should I do with the glass itself...

    If I must replace the whole screen, what is the cheapest place to find it, and what is the screen (retina)\touch quality compare to Apple's ?

    Apple asking fo 149$ (before taxes), and I'm not sure it's the most valuable option I have.


    Many thanks!
     
  2. Intell macrumors P6

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    On the iPhone 4 and 4S, the glass and LCD screen are glued together and impossible to separate.
     
  3. V4705 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Thanks for the reply!
    What about the screen quality and the touch sensitivity with the replacement screens?
     
  4. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    You get what you pay for.
    If you go for the cheapest knockoff replacements you will have issues with quality and touch sensitivity.
    Try to find OEM units.
     

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