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    Default How do you remove light scratches from the screen?

    Light scratches from normal usage. They aren't noticeable except under direct sunlight, but I'd still like to remove, or at least reduce them, if at all possible.
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    it's glass, I've never had any luck taking scratches out of glass.
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Putting a screen protector on might hide them
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Gorilla Glass my arse!
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by FreakyLocz14 View Post
    Light scratches from normal usage. They aren't noticeable except under direct sunlight, but I'd still like to remove, or at least reduce them, if at all possible.
    Not gonna happen. A nice wet application screen protector might help hide it.

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    Gorilla Glass my arse!
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    But it doesn't scratch! See:



    (I have a very small scratch from where I dropped mine on the floor and then slid it 5 mm while picking it up... sand)
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    You can try the XO Skins.

    Screen Protector | Screen Protectors | Shield | XO Skins

    Their product video says that it fills in scratches when applied.
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    Sandpaper
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    Works flawlessly. Thanks, kC_!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lcsglvr View Post
    Works flawlessly. Thanks, kC_!

    I just tried the sandpaper on mine but the scratch seems like it stayed the same, it is even worse? It also seemed to reveal more scratches. Any advice?
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Gnex doesn't have Gorilla glass
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by stimpy01234 View Post
    Gnex doesn't have Gorilla glass
    It has its owned type of fortified glass.
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by FreakyLocz14 View Post
    It has its owned type of fortified glass.
    true
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    Screen guard is the best option, a little shiny screen cover will hide all scratch and protect screen from further damage.
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    what grit if I'm using the right term lol
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    Default Re: How do you removed light scratches from the screen?

    remove screen protector you applied when new, replace with new one...
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    Default Re: How do you remove light scratches from the screen?

    You can use Jeweler's rouge and an electric buffer (Dremel works) it's a lot of hard work and best left to a professional.
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    Default Re: How do you remove light scratches from the screen?

    yea screen protector all the way this phone scratchs way too easy
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    Default Re: How do you remove light scratches from the screen?

    I have always loved the screen protectors from Screenguardz. Compared to the ones at Best Buy (forget which brand), they are extremely smooth and the anti-glare is great. Here's the one for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus...

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protectors by BodyGuardz

    Also, if you already have scratches in your touch screen since you didn't have a screen protector there in the first place ( duh, ), you might check out the compound from these guys. It looks like industrial grade stuff or something of the sort.

    TDI-LLC Technology - Resurfacing Compound Set
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    Default Re: How do you remove light scratches from the screen?

    Quote Originally Posted by scottywilks View Post
    I have always loved the screen protectors from Screenguardz. Compared to the ones at Best Buy (forget which brand), they are extremely smooth and the anti-glare is great. Here's the one for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus...

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus Screen Protectors by BodyGuardz

    Also, if you already have scratches in your touch screen since you didn't have a screen protector there in the first place ( duh, ), you might check out the compound from these guys. It looks like industrial grade stuff or something of the sort.

    TDI-LLC Technology - Resurfacing Compound Set
    I think I would live with it or buy a new phone before I would pay $90 for that compound. I think a screen protector will cover up or lighten most existing scratches.

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