1. bunjy's Avatar
    I'm noticing some backlight bleed on the bottom of my screen. I'm trying not to be too picky. Is some backlight bleeding considered normal?
    05-06-2013 12:39 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I don't know about it being 'normal', however, I'm inclined to think that it goes unnoticed more than noticed. Anyway, if it is bothersome to you, take it to a nearby Apple Store and try to get it exchanged.
    05-06-2013 08:32 AM
  3. John Yester's Avatar
    #1 rule. if there is a issue. take it to Apple first.
    05-06-2013 08:38 AM
  4. pr1nce's Avatar
    I agree if it bothers you try returning it to Apple.
    05-06-2013 08:45 AM
  5. iPhone4iPad's Avatar
    However if you do plan to take it to Apple, even though they wouldn't give a bad piece, just check the phone thoroughly before going home.
    Bothersome or not, if there's an issue, take it to Apple.
    05-06-2013 08:58 AM
  6. bunjy's Avatar
    Thanks, guys. I'm always a little wary of trading phones in, but I guess I'll let Apple take a look.
    05-06-2013 09:18 AM
  7. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Doing a quick google search, it appears to be a pretty hot topic on the Apple forums and MacRumors...
    05-06-2013 09:53 AM
  8. bunjy's Avatar
    Will do. I take it I'm not alone on this...
    05-06-2013 10:07 AM
  9. nitinparmar1985's Avatar
    any chance i could see a pic? just intrested to see what it looks like and if it would bother me ha
    05-08-2013 09:04 AM
  10. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Here's an extreme case that to me, honestly, looks like someone who took apart the phone and didn't put it back together properly...



    ...and heres a more subtle example that i think i would point towards a defect in the phone from the factory (in that specific case, not across the board)...

    05-08-2013 11:10 AM
  11. John Yester's Avatar
    Rule 1 - don't open the phone

    Rule 2 - don't open the phone

    Just_Me_D likes this.
    05-08-2013 11:16 AM
  12. Grabber5.0's Avatar
    Yikes, that looks awful! Never seen one bleed like that.
    05-08-2013 11:19 AM
  13. spark032207#WN's Avatar
    Wow that's awful. I've exchanged phones twice because of bleeds like this, and the one I have now still has some bleed. Got tired of arguing with the Genius Bar, so sticking with it for now.
    05-08-2013 09:02 PM
  14. ridiculocity's Avatar
    I had bleed on my iPad 2 after 3 months took it back to Apple argued that it was a premium product with $750 and shouldn't be like that and it was replaced.
    05-08-2013 09:47 PM
  15. bunjy's Avatar
    Here's an extreme case that to me, honestly, looks like someone who took apart the phone and didn't put it back together properly...

    http://i920.photobucket.com/albums/a...024558A648.jpg

    ...and heres a more subtle example that i think i would point towards a defect in the phone from the factory (in that specific case, not across the board)...

    http://i1067.photobucket.com/albums/...l/IMG_0016.jpg
    My phone is definitely not this bad. If I get a chance, I'll snap some pics and share. Maybe I'm being too picky.
    05-09-2013 01:57 AM
  16. John T's Avatar
    Doing a quick google search, it appears to be a pretty hot topic on the Apple forums and MacRumors...
    If there's anything to moan about regarding the iPhone, you'll be sure to find it in Macrumors!
    05-09-2013 09:37 AM

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