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Tips [SOLVED] I got superglue on the battery cover of my SG3!!

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  1. CafeKampuchia

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    How do I get it off without also taking off the paint of the battery cover? :(:frown::dontknow:

    This kind of stuff never happened to my wfs. Why did it have to happen to my GS3 :bawling:
     

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    You could try diluted acetone. I think that plastic is all one color not painted
     
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    It's a paint plastic film coating process called hyperglaze, which famously caused delays of the Pebble Blue version like mine at launch.

    I just found this:
    I guess I'll try a little diluted fingernail polish remover which is a known cyanoacrylate (superglue) solvent.
     
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    The first few links I found on Google about Hyperglaze said it is a new paint process. Fortunately the gsmarena.com article above is right and it's really a layer of plastic. The glue is coming off with three ingredients: fingernail polish remover, elbow grease and time :whew:

    Problem announced and solved before many of you even woke up this am :D
     
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    Maybe you should look at what's in fingernail polish remover before claiming you solved it and give some credit.
     
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    I'm kind of wondering how you got superglue on the back of your phone in the first place? :thinking:
     
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    I put a bottle down near it not seeing the phone at first. The bottom of the (new) bottle wasn't very flat and it tipped over, actually not in the phone's direction. A drop on the tip splattered in the phone's direction.
     
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    phone ok though mate?
     
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    Looks great, thanks for asking!
     

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