Chipped corner of 4S...fixable myself? (pic)


macrumors newbie
Original poster
Dec 31, 2011


macrumors newbie
Mar 20, 2008
I don't think you can do anything about it unfortunately, other than buy a new screen and metal housing. This could cost you somewhere around a hundred bucks. If I were you, I wouldn't worry too much about it. Consider yourself lucky that you didn't displace your screen when your phone fell. I think that any method you try will make it worse/more noticeable. Sorry I couldn't be of any more help :(


macrumors 6502a
Apr 5, 2010
One Infinite Loop, Cupertino CA
I'm thinking that any Genius at an apple store would laugh in my face if I asked for a replacement for such a small amount of damage, but it is really bothering me, especially since there is damage to the actual steel antenna band.

Anyone know if I could somehow 'polish' this down or make it less noticeable?

I'd get a screen protector and a case that goes over that spot... IDK like maybe a juice pack air... battery+coving of damage=win.


macrumors 68020
Nov 15, 2011
So wait... are you saying that you'd want apple to replace your device for a chip that you caused?

Personally, my advice is to (as stated above) get a case that will cover that up and don't worry about it.
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