Well, I've finally managed to break a screen on one of my phones. This particular phone isn't even that old for me, so of course I'm refusing to replace it with an entirely new phone.
The LCD below is cracked and nothing shows on the screen except for cracks and bleed of course. Ive been able to check text messages and all by plugging the phone in via the micro HDMI connector which has been awesome. Ive also found that the touch portion (digitizer) seems to be functioning just fine (as far as I can tell). So I've never replaced a screen on a phone but have done dozens of laptops and even desktop lcd replacements. As far as I know, some screens are 1 piece LCD/Digitizer. This phone seems to be a two part setup so that you can replace one or the other or both if need be. Considering my digitizer looks like its working great, I wanted to know if anyone has made the mistake of replacing just one, or if this is just fine. I've heard horror stories with other phone models like the Atrix 4G that people could never get the digitizer to line up properly, is this really an issue? Also heard some terrible stories about cheap Chinese digitizers being sold and then failing shortly after install.
Since I'm new to the domain of phone repair, I'm curious to hear any recommendations or suggestions.
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