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I have somehow cracked the top layer of glass on my new Samsung Galaxy SI III, and am wondering it's possible just to replace that top layer. I have ordered a replacement piece of glass, and have read that it's possible to heat up the glue between the touch screen and the top layer glass, which allows you to remove the broken top layer. The thing is, I've only read this one site, but no where else. Does anyone have experience with this? Thanks in advanced!

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closed as off topic by SS-3, roxan, Izzy, Zuul, t0mm13b Oct 11 '12 at 15:00

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Its not an Android issue. Voting to Close.. – SS-3 Oct 11 '12 at 3:28
Well it is not an Android software issue, but I think we should at least discuss on meta if we want to allow Android hardware related questions. IMHO there is no problem with this question, it could be helpful to other users. – Flow Oct 11 '12 at 8:28
It would probably be a lot safer to replace the entire screen with the digitizer assembly. These are expensive though! You can get an out-of-warranty repair by Samsung for a lot less. – Chahk Oct 11 '12 at 13:07
I don't think hardware issues were ever discussed. Since it's not explicitly off-topic I'd say it's fair game here. Although, to be honest, it's probably too specialized to get much response. – Al E. Oct 11 '12 at 13:17