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iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing – Efficient or Cost-effective

iPhone 8/8P/X back glass is fragile and difficult to repair because it is connected to the housing with welds and glue. We have already released an article about how to repair iPhone 8/8P/X broken back glass with a Separator  for large quantities of broken back glass refurbishment. Today we are going to introduce a new Grinding Tool to finish iPhone 8/8P/X back glass refurbishing in a cost-effective way. That is to say, there are two ways available for you to fix broken back glass iPhone 8/8P/X. Each has their advantages and disadvantages, details please check below. Which way will you choose? Welcome to leave your answer at comment below.

iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing - Efficient or Cost-effective iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing - Efficient or Cost-effective

iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing - Efficient or Cost-effective

You can take a look our another guide Quick Solution – iPhone 8 Back Glass Repair. Now, let’s see how we repair iPhone 8/8P/X broken back glass with a new way.
Warning: Safety glasses and Anti-cutting Gloves are necessary for non-professionals.

We take this broken back glass iPhone 8 for example. First, we need to run the function test. The touch functionality, 3D Touch, photo-taking etc. are normal. Next put the phone face-down on the Separator. Set the temperature of the Separator to normal room temperature and press power button to extract air. Then heat the broken area with Hot Air Gun at 240℃. Meantime, separate the back glass from the midframe with Sculpture Knife.
Tips: when separating, keep the knife away from injection molding area of the midframe

iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing - Efficient or Cost-effective

separate the back glass with Sculpture Knife

Once done, remove broken glass on the operating area with a brush, and remove residual glue on the midframe thoroughly. Also, we can see that with the rear camera holder ring, the new back glass fails to match with the midframe. So here we have to adopt a new solution.

Stick High-Temperature Protective Tape on areas around the rear camera, then polish the rear camera holder ring with the grinding tool.
Tips: when polishing, keep the tool away from the rear camera

iPhone 8/8P/X Back Glass Refurbishing - Efficient or Cost-effective

polish the rear camera holder ring with the grinding tool

When it was done, remove the rear camera holder ring with Cutting Nipper, get a new back glass in position.  Now, apply some specialized back glass glue to the midframe and get a new back glass in position. Laminate it with proper force. Then get a new rear camera holder ring.

The back glass matches perfectly with the midframe

The back glass matches perfectly with the midframe

Polish the inside diameter with the grinding tool, once done, apply some specialized glue around the rear camera. Get the rear camera holder ring in position and laminate it tightly with proper force.
Tips: be careful not to scratch or damage the rear camera when operating.

At last, check the back glass and find it has been laminated perfectly. Now, we can turn on the phone and test. The touch functionality, 3D Touch, photo-taking etc. are still normal.
In order to endure the success of the lamination please be noted to clip the four sides of the phone with specialized holders to solidify the glue after the test.

More about the details about A New Cost-effective Way for iPhone 8/8P/X Broken Back Glass Repair, please watch the video below.

Tools Used:
* Mini Electric Grinder for iPhone 8/8 Plus/X Back Glass Refurbishing 
* Manual LCD Separator – (vacuum pump built-in)
* Sculpture Knife
* Soft Brush
* iPhone 8 Back Glass
* Hot Air Gun

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2 Comments
  • samqq
    10/05/2018 at 10:34 pm

    good job

  • Henry
    09/30/2018 at 7:18 pm

    Hello there,
    I have written several times to sales and support but no reply, kindly state another email one can get a response from.

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