1. Thomas McCormick's Avatar
    Okay so I have a nexus 7 of course. But in the middle of the screen there's a rainbow colored scratch 1 cm long in the middle of the screen. I tried to clean the screen but nothing happened. Is there any way to get rid of it without some expensive product. Its not that noticeable but on a white screen I can't do anything but stare at it while its there...
    05-13-2013 05:10 PM
  2. Thomas McCormick's Avatar
    Also I would be just fine with the scratch if I could just get rid of the "rainbow" part.
    05-13-2013 05:20 PM
  3. cordoni's Avatar
    Try a wet apply screen protector like a Zagg. They will sometimes cover up minor scratches to them being unnoticeable.

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    05-13-2013 07:43 PM
  4. Thomas McCormick's Avatar
    Thanks
    I'll get on that :-)

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    Thanks
    I'll get on that :-)
    05-13-2013 07:50 PM
  5. Diknak's Avatar
    Yeah, I had some minor scratches on mine and I got a screen protector and now they are completely unnoticeable.

    If it is showing some kind of rainbow effect, it might be pretty deep though.
    05-14-2013 07:39 AM
  6. Thomas McCormick's Avatar
    Like... too deep to cover up?
    05-14-2013 04:59 PM
  7. Diknak's Avatar
    if it is too deep, then a screen protector might not make it unnoticeable. Screen protectors go for about $15, so it isn't too expensive to try.
    05-15-2013 07:19 AM
  8. asus_usa's Avatar
    If there is a rainbow effect, then the scratch might be pretty deep, deep enough for light to be reflected through it. Sometimes cracks in the screen can cause this effect too. Normal screen protectors, most likely won't hide it; but I would definitely try the wet-apply ones as cordoni suggested. The material is a little thicker and might stop the light reflecting effect.
    05-15-2013 05:42 PM

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