All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

  #1  
Old 02-05-2012, 10:07 AM
Waxad Waxad is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 3
Waxad is on a distinguished road
Broken glass N8. Repair causes problems...

Hello!
The glass screen on my wife's N8 broke a while ago. After realizing how expensive it is to replace the glass in a shop, I decided to do it yourself. The first glass from eBay was scratched so it was returned. I bought another one from another vendor and installed it. At the same time I updated to Belle.
The problem now is that after a certain time, it is independent of phone usage, the touch screen stops working. All three buttons can be used, it is possible to take pictures and activate the application menu and so on, but to make some choices on the screen does not work. If I reboot the phone it works just fine for an indefinite period and then stops responding to screen touch again. My first thought was that the upgrade to Belle went wrong so therefore I wiped the phone and did the upgrade again, without a restore from backup, but the result is the same. My theory now is that the touch electronics stops working for some reason.

I need some help with suggestions on what to do. My suggestions are:

* Test some alternative firmware
* Replacing the glass again (!) But how do I know I get a working glass? eBay is cheap but risky.
* Contact Nokia/reseller and use guarantee. Probably won't work since I've tried to fix the phone myself.
* Buy a new / used phone.

Has anyone here experienced the same problem?

BR,
Markus

  #2  
Old 18-06-2012, 11:27 PM
mazor mazor is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 32
mazor is on a distinguished road
did you get the replacement glass by itself, or did you get it with the bezel already attached. I think the one with the bezel attached works better than the just replacement glass. the reason being something to do with the way the screen is glued down to the bezel.

As for replacing the phone, that may be a good idea, maybe it is time to take the dive and get an 808 pureview

  #3  
Old 27-06-2012, 10:10 PM
Waxad Waxad is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 3
Waxad is on a distinguished road
I got a new glass with the bezel already attached (just like the first glass). The new one worked like a charm!
Ads
 

Bookmarks

Tags
broken, glass, problems, repair

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nokia N97 Speakerphone Problems greigster Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 0 17-10-2009 08:05 PM
Advice on an E61 with broken features Radiosity Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 2 07-08-2009 12:44 PM
E90 general construction problems - Qualification for Nokia Service Centre? Zeff Nokia E90 8 23-12-2007 05:36 PM
Nokia of Slovenia Repair Service Maticek Nokia N71, Nokia N73 and Nokia N75 2 29-01-2007 10:35 PM
Big problems with new firmware Cash Sendo X & X2 150 09-05-2005 10:59 PM



All times are GMT. The time now is 05:45 AM.


vBulletin skins developed by: eXtremepixels
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Notes || Contact Us || Privacy Policy