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    Question Samsung Galaxy S3 Black Screen + no touch, what should I repair?

    Hi, I just dropped my S3 (i9300) and the screen has gone black (the screen is not cracked at all).
    I can hear it charge,work and beep for msgs and calls but the screen wont work (it is black, and does NOT response to touch at all).

    Im going to attempt a home repair (theres enough youtube videos for that), as professional a screen replacement costs too much for the value of the phone.

    Anyways, my question is if I have to substitute just the screen or the screen AND digitalizer. Depending on what you answer I will then buy the spare parts....

    Thx for any answers!
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S3 Black Screen + no touch, what should I repair?

    Welcome to the forums!

    There's three parts to the screen:
    - the glass, which protects everything
    - the digitizer, which records your touches
    - the AMOLED display, which, uh, displays everything

    At a minimum you need a new display. You can check to see if the digitizer is working by having someone call the phone and then swipe from left-to-right to answer the call - if that works then the digitizer is probably ok.

    Good luck.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk

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