1. twizler3's Avatar
    My iPhone 4 feel and the black/dark area between the antenna band and actual bezel/screen has chipped. Has this happened to anyone else and if so how much did it cost to fix?
    05-16-2011 06:43 PM
  2. JasonG's Avatar
    You talking about the side of the phone by silver band? If it's one the screen side you will have to replace the whole front panel if your gold with electronics you can replace it yourself by watching YouTube tutorials. If it's on the back it's a simple process of removing the bottom 2 screws and sliding the back off and replacing it. The back is simple to replace. Front not so much. Check out cnn.cn for replacement parts or ifixit.com. I have ordered from cnn.cn before and they do deliver it's not a scam and it is safe to order from them. Ifixit has a bunch of good reviews and I haven't heard anything bad about them. Or there's always ebay
    05-16-2011 06:50 PM
  3. Garz's Avatar
    You will have to take the entire device apart to replace that. Not a easy task unless you have done it before
    05-16-2011 07:11 PM
  4. JasonG's Avatar
    Oh and as for price. Apples out of warranty service price is $199. And since its physical damage it's considered out of service.
    05-16-2011 07:27 PM
  5. twizler3's Avatar
    https://picasaweb.google.com/1151664...93616888490562

    Here's a Picture of it. I can't see why I'd have to replace the entire screen because the only the grayish plastic band is chipped.
    05-18-2011 07:03 PM
  6. twizler3's Avatar
    https://picasaweb.google.com/1151664...93616888490562

    Here's a picture of it. I can't see why I'd have to replace the whole screen because it's only the gray part that's chipped, unless of course they're one part.
    05-19-2011 06:50 PM
  7. dwayne.williams's Avatar
    That's why I bought a case.
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    05-19-2011 07:27 PM
  8. Garz's Avatar
    https://picasaweb.google.com/1151664...93616888490562

    Here's a picture of it. I can't see why I'd have to replace the whole screen because it's only the gray part that's chipped, unless of course they're one part.
    That sucks but only cosmetic. Get the right case and it wont even show. How did you chip it?
    05-19-2011 07:54 PM
  9. JarScott's Avatar
    This same thing happened to me too! A tiny one appeared a week after opening the box. But then, a few days ago, I dropped it, and a bigger one appeared. I payed 510 for a phone that *should* be less flimsy than this!! V angry. It's more of an annoyance. I've ordered a Speck fitted case to cover it up, but, I'll still know it's there!! I've attached an image.
    07-08-2011 04:38 PM
  10. Fausty82's Avatar
    This same thing happened to me too! A tiny one appeared a week after opening the box. But then, a few days ago, I dropped it, and a bigger one appeared. I payed 510 for a phone that *should* be less flimsy than this!! V angry. It's more of an annoyance. I've ordered a Speck fitted case to cover it up, but, I'll still know it's there!! I've attached an image.
    Just because you paid a lot for it doesn't mean it's gonna withstand abuse... clearly it was dropped on or hit in that location... glass breaks... GorillaGlass notwithstanding.
    07-08-2011 04:54 PM
  11. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    +1 Hank! ... I am a big believer in having a case, most cases will protect from the small cosmetic damages, phones are likely to get dropped, better to be safe than sorry.
    07-09-2011 11:52 AM
  12. dwayne.williams's Avatar
    +1 Hank! ... I am a big believer in having a case, most cases will protect from the small cosmetic damages, phones are likely to get dropped, better to be safe than sorry.
    I agree. It is always better to just put a case on it. Gives me peace of mind.
    09-18-2011 10:59 AM
  13. Eileen89's Avatar
    +1 Hank! ... I am a big believer in having a case, most cases will protect from the small cosmetic damages, phones are likely to get dropped, better to be safe than sorry.
    I agree as well. My Speck case is probably the biggest reason why there was no damage to my iPhone 4 even though it was dropped 3 times. There are a lot of cases out there that ad minimal bulk to the iPhone now for those that hate using a case for this reason.
    09-19-2011 09:15 AM
  14. furygoalbrtis39's Avatar
    I got a chip in mine because of a $5 case that i bought, but i dont mind because my lifeproof is on its way
    09-19-2011 04:42 PM
  15. dwayne.williams's Avatar
    I got a chip in mine because of a $5 case that i bought, but i dont mind because my lifeproof is on its way
    How did that happen?
    09-19-2011 11:49 PM
  16. furygoalbrtis39's Avatar
    How did that happen?
    I tried to take the case off and the edge grabbed the the bottom corner of the case
    It was a slider case too


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