ABQ Phone Repair


7101 Menaul Blvd NE Suite C
Albuquerque, NM 87110


How Can You Tell If Your Tempered Glass Or Phone Screen Is Cracked?

How can you tell if the primary phone screen has been damaged, or whether it’s simply the tempered glass cover? Check out the information below to learn more!

broken phone screen

Check the damaged area with a strong light.

You can proceed by shining a strong light on the screen to see if your phone’s display is broken or whether it’s only the tempered glass. When only the tempered glass is shattered, flashing a bright light on the screen isn’t usually very effective at producing refraction of light. However, if the main phone screen is damaged, you may receive a lot more light refraction.

2. Tour around the screen edges to check

Next, inspect the phone screen’s edges and corners. If there are cracks or lines on the screen, it’s time to get a new screen. Looking at the edges should not be an issue because most screen protectors do not cover the whole screen. You may also need to remove your phone’s back cover.

3. Remove the screen protector

Finally, if you still aren’t sure whether your phone screen is broken or if the tempered glass is to blame, take a risk and remove the tempered glass. Taking a look at how the damaged piece appears may assist you in determining what needs to be replaced.

When removing the tempered glass, use caution and calmness to avoid hurting your screen or fingers. If the tempered glass’s adhesive is too powerful, you may require assistance from someone else.

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