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Old 04-14-2009, 12:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What would be the best, easiest and most safe method of removing the branding ( provider logo at the bottom ) on the phone? I find the text annoying and it does not need to be there.

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Old 04-14-2009, 12:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What would be the best, easiest and most safe method of removing the branding ( provider logo at the bottom ) on the phone? I find the text annoying and it does not need to be there.

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1) Tape around the logo to keep sugar from getting anywhere it shouldn't, leaving the logo exposed. 2) Grab a sugar cube and start scraping. Apparently the sugar should be strong enough to remove the branding sticker, but not quite strong enough to scratch up your cell phone casing.
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The best way is to just buy a new bottom piece:

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Old 04-14-2009, 12:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I didn't expect this answer! This does seem the best solution to me.

However, I'm located in Belgium and I do not seem to find a shop here in the neighbourhood selling such pieces? Do you reckon phone dealers can obtain this?

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Last October when I bought my BB Bold there was a thread about this very same thing here on this forum. People who tried the sugar cube method said it would scratch it. Some advised to buy a new bottom piece from cnn.cn, the url that mckinneycm already posted. I ordered it online. It arrived shortly and I changed myself, took a minute. Still happy with it.
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Wirelessly posted (Bold 9000)

Might as well try the sugar thing. Worst case scenario you scratch the piece you'll be replacing anyways.
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The sugar will scratch even if you do a good job. I did it on my 8800 and ended up hating how it looked. I bought a new bottom piece. This is your best solution.
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How do you remove those items? I was thinking about buying the bottom plate and my friends wants a pink trackball for her Curve.
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How do you remove those items? I was thinking about buying the bottom plate and my friends wants a pink trackball for her Curve.
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i would definitely just buy the bottom. Or tape off and find the finest grit sand paper and rub out with a little water (just dampen the sandpaper)
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