1. mastrK13's Avatar
    I broke my screen, and replaced it with a Nexus 5. Getting it repaired doesn't seem to be cost-effective. What would you do with a broken Nexus 4 at this point in it's life cycle?
    04-27-2014 11:08 AM
  2. Gekko's Avatar
    does it still function? if so, keep it as a backup.
    04-27-2014 11:11 AM
  3. mastrK13's Avatar
    Nah unfortunately with any Nexus 4 once the screen cracks the touch doesn't work at all because it's built into the glass itself instead of underneath. It's useless unless repaired which, from what I've gathered, LG charges around $160 for.
    04-27-2014 11:22 AM
  4. acejavelin's Avatar
    Nah unfortunately with any Nexus 4 once the screen cracks the touch doesn't work at all because it's built into the glass itself instead of underneath. It's useless unless repaired which, from what I've gathered, LG charges around $160 for.
    $25 on eBay as is would be all you get, you can't sell it on swappa.com since it isn't fully functional.

    You can get a do it yourself kit to replace the screen for about $60, if successful you could get $160-$225 on swappa.com for it.

    Otherwise, donate it to a developer perhaps?
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    04-28-2014 11:18 AM
  5. Waterdroid's Avatar
    Open it up and sell the components separately on eBay. Like the battery, the back, the usb-part, the camera and the motherboard will gain you quite some money if you don't ask too much for them.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
    04-28-2014 11:23 AM
  6. MrProph's Avatar
    replaced my screen for 100, its easy actually make sure you buy the digitizer and screen already assembled (it makes it easier to install) then its just as simple as unscrewing and remembering where the parts go then screwing it back together, you will need a T5 screwdriver and a pry tool
    04-28-2014 02:52 PM
  7. Waterdroid's Avatar
    I can confirm some of what MrProph has said. I haven't replaced my screen but I have opened up my Nexus 4 using tools bought off iFixit's site (I can recommend getting one of those toolpacks) and it's indeed pretty darn easy to do.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
    04-28-2014 03:01 PM
  8. Gekko's Avatar
    04-28-2014 04:52 PM
  9. Greg C's Avatar
    Sell Your Phone | Sell Your Electronics | uSell.com This company is awesome. Get a quote on their website.


    I broke my screen, and replaced it with a Nexus 5. Getting it repaired doesn't seem to be cost-effective. What would you do with a broken Nexus 4 at this point in it's life cycle?
    05-05-2014 04:08 PM
  10. mastrK13's Avatar
    Ended up getting $60 for it on Craigslist. Not bad! Thanks for the recommendations
    05-06-2014 08:35 AM

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