Repair the cracked glass face of an Apple iPhone 3G

Large binder clip

I used large binder clips on each corner of the display and held them in place over a weekend. This worked (to my surprise) and I was able to reattach the LCD screen and reconnect the entire display to the other half of the iPhone.

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