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Phone edge paint came off.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rollbread, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. rollbread

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    Anybody knows how to solve this? I think after 1year the paint starts to come off. Tried to use those permanent marker but it came off when contact when my hand is wet. Is there anyway to make it black again? :(

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  2. Wrarvoz

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    Mine did that after about 9 months, I think it adds character! I don't really know what you might do to fix it though, maybe automotive touch-up paint?
     
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    I've tried black nail polish too and it wears off pretty fast.
    I might check on the automotive paint as well, anyone know if mini fig paints would work? I know of a friend with those, I'd have to go out and hunt down the automotive stuff.
     
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    Since the bezel is metal, auto paint is your best bet. You should find it at your local Auto Zone and O'Reily's (or Kragen if you're an Auto guy, lol). This stuff is pretty readily available.

    One thing to keep in mind: watch out to not paint over the sensors at the top of the phone. If you do, your phone might not work all that great during calls, and screen auto dimming might not work.

    Good luck and show us pics when you're done!
     
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    adding clear coat will help keep the paint on as well
     
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    I'm actually having this issue with the Droid my sister in law gave me. I masked off everything on the phone except for the bezel, then used a razor blade to peel most of the paint off. I sanded the rest, and just went finer and finer, then polished it, so it now has a silver/chrome looking bezel.
     

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