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

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by CafeKampuchia, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Android Expert
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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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  2. TJGoSurf

    TJGoSurf Android Expert

    You could try diluted acetone. I think that plastic is all one color not painted
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  3. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Android Expert
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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.
  4. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    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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  5. TJGoSurf

    TJGoSurf Android Expert

    Maybe you should look at what's in fingernail polish remover before claiming you solved it and give some credit.
  6. Musky

    Musky Android Expert

    I'm kind of wondering how you got superglue on the back of your phone in the first place? :thinking:
  7. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Android Expert
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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.
  8. funkylogik

    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)

    Lmao D'OH
    phone ok though mate?
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  9. CafeKampuchia

    CafeKampuchia Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Looks great, thanks for asking!

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 release date was May 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.8" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad processor, and 2100mAh battery.

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