Repair the cracked glass face of an Apple iPhone 3G

About 1 week later

Okay so this image shows the glass face plate removed from its plastic frame. What it does not show you is the week of frustration that came before. The glass is glued to the plastic and could only be separated by applying heat to the glued parts.

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