Dropped my s3 and black screen. What's the crack,Support


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  1. Blenc1

    Blenc1 Well-Known Member

    Dropped my s3, a few hairline cracks on bottom left hand corner. Try and turn the phone on, I get welcome tune and LCD lights up but the screen remains black. What's the crack guys? Is it a trip to the repair shop or is there something I can do.

    Cheers.

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  2. Galaxy Tab2 47

    Galaxy Tab2 47 Well-Known Member

    Sorry to read this it has happened to many others, get it fixed and maybe think of a protective case for it.;)
  3. Blenc1

    Blenc1 Well-Known Member

    It was wearing a case at the time, seems it just wasn't up to it.
  4. Galaxy Tab2 47

    Galaxy Tab2 47 Well-Known Member

    Oh then it must have just hit the spot of less protection, i have been told the glass is thin and can't take much stress.:eek:
  5. mydian

    mydian Well-Known Member

    Sorry to hear this. What case were you using?
  6. Blenc1

    Blenc1 Well-Known Member

    It was a case that fits over the back cover, nothing hefty. It seems the phone is working, just no picture on the screen. Any ideas?
  7. Galaxy Tab2 47

    Galaxy Tab2 47 Well-Known Member

    Sadly I think you'r going to need a new screen Assy. And i am betting it will be along with the screen cost and the labor charge, along with the shipping both ways the total price will be close to the cost of a new phone. With the new S4 about to hit the stores, the sale price of a S3 could be your best bet.:rolleyes:
  8. Blenc1

    Blenc1 Well-Known Member

    Phone now up and running. Used the authorised Samsung repair centre, needed a new screen which cost me
  9. heat57

    heat57 Well-Known Member

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