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General squeaky phone fix

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by randel77, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. randel77

    randel77 Well-Known Member
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    I've had my phone for about a month and while the phone had a little creak when I got it, the creak had gotten much worse. So I found a post where this guy said he had found a simply fix. I trimmed my phone as described in the post and.....
    I would say my phone is about 95% squeak free.


    http://androidcommunity.com/forums/f10/diy-creak-fix-4596/
     

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  2. randel77

    randel77 Well-Known Member
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    I left a link to a post with detailed directions and pictures. Spam?? just trying to help.
     
  3. randel77

    randel77 Well-Known Member
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    There is a small piece of plastic above the end button. It's very hard to see if your not looking for it. If for some reason my link doesn't work, google it and you should find the same post(s) that I did.
     
  4. GODMODE

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    Randell -nice instructions.. some people just dont undersrand common dexterity solutions or how to read at all. NO worries.

    Alex, CLICK THE LINK... RE/A?D!
     
  5. SK.

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    I shouldn't worry about Alex. He has now posted SPAM on 50% of his comments so far. At this rate if he continues I reckon he is on an earner for advertising the bloody stuff.
     
  6. jusutus

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    Did this a few hours ago, and it works! :)
     
  7. GeoUSA

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    Randell77, thank you my creak is also mostly gone now. I'm not sure if my callers could hear it, but I suspect it was annoying for them too.
     
  8. ramay71

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    I can't tell you how happy I am to have found this post. The squeak was driving me crazy. Trimmed the excess plastic and my G1 no longer squeaks. Thanks for posting :)
     
  9. Skyfall

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    I shaved off the bit of plastic but my phone still creaks like a shed door :(
     
  10. 23james

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    i see no pictures in the posted thread :S
    and i signed up
    any ideas?
     
  11. Filament

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    The creaking thing is a known issue with the phone, and T-Mobile will replace it for you for free under the warranty if you call and request it. No need to shave your phone.
     
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