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Shellygall 06-05-2012 01:44 PM

smashed glass - Torch 9800
Hi. I love my torch and was gutted when it fell on concrete and now the glass is completely smashed! It all still works perfectly but I need new glass. Anyone know if I can get new glass and have it fitted without a 200+ bill?
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jsconyers 06-05-2012 01:59 PM

Re: smashed glass - Torch 9800
Welcome to the forums.

It it just the glass that is broken, or the LCD screen? If just the glass, you could possibly order a replacement and install it yourself.

Shellygall 06-05-2012 02:59 PM

Re: smashed glass - Torch 9800
Hi, the LCD is fine, absolutely perfect, just the glass itself is badly damaged. Due an upgrade in 2 months but need to replace glass in the meantime.
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jsconyers 06-05-2012 03:30 PM

Re: smashed glass - Torch 9800
You can order a replacement here

Or search around the web for a replacement.

These steps should help you with replacing it

Blackberry Torch 9800 Take Apart Repair Guide

You may need to purchase the tools, they should have them at the site you order the replacement glass.

knottyrope 06-05-2012 04:30 PM

Re: smashed glass - Torch 9800
just be carefull with the ribbon cable from screen to moher board, it is very fragile and I broke mine replacing the digitizer.

I used it with a broken screen for a few weeks with tape on it and maybe it can last till your upgrade

pgpmas 06-07-2012 05:20 PM

Re: smashed glass - Torch 9800
If you look about you can get a whole Front unit (new screen, Digitiser, slider)
for 49 it is an easy job to replace involing 12 screws and one cable and an easier option that just replacing the digitiser which has a VERY FRAGILE CLIP...
(been there got the T-Shirt)

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