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Old 08-26-2008, 10:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone help me. I own a Blackberry 8100 and it was sat on and the screen has a crack. I can run my finger across the scratch/screen and I do not feel the indentation you would expect. My question is there a glass screen below the plastic one I am able to touch? I am looking on a site for replacement parts and I want to make sure that if I purchase the replacement body that it includes all of the covers.
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There is an LED screen inside, and hard plastic clear cover screen on the outside. It sounds like you need the front screen, not the housing, just the lens.

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I have not used HorizonWireless personally, but many here have, and they seem to be a good, reliable outfit. I have replaced the 'lens' over the LCD screen on several 83xx units - it a grand total of about 10 minutes each. I got my parts from CNN.CN, a company that I had purchased from previously (Motorola parts, etc)... and I got the lens for about $15 each, including shipping.

The process to repair is easy... carefully pry the old lens off the front shell of the 'berry. Be sure to remove the double-stick tape that is used to hold it in place. Then, using the new double-stick tape (included with the lens) and stick the lens in place. Press down to insure a good seal and you're done.
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