Help fixing a graphics / digitizer issue

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by triple-tap, May 7, 2016.

  1. triple-tap macrumors 6502

    Feb 18, 2013
    Hello all,

    I am trying to help a kid teenager in our youth group. He dropped his phone (in a case), but the screen seems to be damaged. Nothing was cracked externally, but the picture below shows what the phone looks like right now.

    Apparently, the phone screen was replaced 4-6 months ago by a third party vendor (single man "iPhone fixer" shop in the middle of the mall). The vendor is no longer in the area. BTW, I did not recommend the third party repair...

    Please advise what you think I should do?

    I have the tools (pentalobe screwdrivers, spudgers, etc.), but I've never trouble shot an iPhone 6.

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  2. MrJM macrumors 6502


    Jan 15, 2012
    From my experience, the screen under the glass has cracked. The screen would need replacing!
  3. triple-tap thread starter macrumors 6502

    Feb 18, 2013
    Thank you. Would recommend any specific brand or model of the Amazon screen kits? (budget is $40-60 max)

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