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htc one x is scratched in first week

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by LoveLinzi, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. LoveLinzi

    LoveLinzi Lurker
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    Hi, i recently got an htc 1x for my birthday and within a week it was scratched! i did drop it once at chair level onto hard wood floor but when i checked it for scratches it had none. then later in the week i put it in my wristlet while shopping, since i didn't want it to fall out of my pocket again. ironically, when i took it out it had huge deep scratches, going in opposite directions! the only thing in my wristlet was gift cards, and i had read an article about a guys smart phone, which had gorilla glass, that got scratched by a similar plastic hotel card. I'd love to know if there's anyway to get those deep scratches out without that cloudy look from buffering it. thanks
     



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  2. DonB

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    Not that I am aware of, if it bothers that much, you might have to replace the glass
     
  3. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja

    Welcome Linzi
    I believe it could have been the lint in your pocket, or dirt. believe it or not dirt is a number one cause for scratches on glass or paint. Gorilla Glass isnt scratch proof, it is scratch resilient basically means its not easy to scratch, but it can be scratched.

    you may want to invest in a screen protector after you get your screen fixed... if that is your choice of action. There is a website you can go to to have the screen replaced. I will look for it and repost soon!


    *EDIT*
    didnt take long :p
    http://www.repairsuniverse.com/htc-one-screen-replacements-repair-parts.html

    hope that helps you!
     
  4. LoveLinzi

    LoveLinzi Lurker
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    thanks both of you for your help :) i didn't really wan't to replace the screen but it seems like the easiest solution.
     
  5. VoidedSaint

    VoidedSaint Resident Ninja

    it seems like the cheapest solution, but at the same time, it may not be the cheapest..

    insurance costs $99 and you get a new phone.

    with this method i believe it tells you everything you have to do. and you take the risk of it not working once you actually do it. but it is your device and your choice. do whatever works best for you!
     
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