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Old 05-03-2019, 11:04 AM
 
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I dropped my phone and the glass screen broke. Everything works, I'm using it now. Is there a place I can get a new screen? So I can fix it myself?
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Old 05-03-2019, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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YouTube + Amazon / eBay
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Old 05-03-2019, 01:15 PM
 
Location: McAllen, TX
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If it's just the glass, take it to get repaired and to avoid being overcharged, buy the part yourself. Do the research first just in case there are any issues with that model of phone. I know that some techs will not work on certain models for various reasons. What model?

You could also attempt to do it yourself, it all depends. Youtube is where I would start.
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Old 05-03-2019, 08:19 PM
 
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It's a Motorola E5plus. My daughter said it was 80 bucks to fix hers last summer. I watched a couple of vids and I think I can do it myself but when it comes to the part itself you can get ripped off.

This happened at work, even with my protector on it landed on the rocks face first falling a good 8 ft. I don't know if I can justify repairing it all things considered. If I do then this thing is into me for over $300. I'm going to use this until it doesn't work anymore then go back to my $30 Coolpad.

This is ridiculous.
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Old 05-04-2019, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Evaluate the extent of the damage, and consider keeping it as-is.

I dropped my Samsung G4 about 2 months into ownership. A crack appeared from the bottom corner almost all the way across to the right, but the touch surface was undamaged. I got a casing for it that had a touchscreen cover sheet, and with that I figured it would be reasonably water tight (assuming the crack might have let any water inside).
I hadn't repaired it, because it's been 5 years and not a single problem.
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Old 05-04-2019, 06:21 PM
 
Location: OH>IL>CO>CT
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A screen for an E5 Plus from this place is $70

https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Parts/M...s%5D=on&page=1
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Old 05-06-2019, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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This is ridiculous.

Ridiculous is expecting a modern cell phone to survive an 8 ft face down fall onto rocks...
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Old 05-06-2019, 08:51 AM
 
Location: McAllen, TX
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A screen for an E5 Plus from this place is $70

https://www.ifixit.com/Store/Parts/M...s%5D=on&page=1
That would be the LCD which the OP does not need.

The glass itself with the parts to fix it is $27, glass itself is $16, LCD & Glass is $35.
https://www.repairpartsplus.com/Moto...rts-s/5630.htm
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