1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Just picked up a used Lumia 1520 that has the famous touch problems. I know it's all over the forums, but I haven't found a solid fix outside of sending it in for repair (which I can't since I bought used), or opening it up and moving stuff around with the digitizer cable.

    Is there a detailed video or tutorial how to go about doing that?
    07-19-2016 05:05 PM
  2. MDK22's Avatar
    don't know how much you paid for it - but, for $200 you can have the digitizer replaced & have a great phone (PALCO repair), providing nothing else is wrong.

    I had mine replaced thru Palco (about a year ago), very glad I did.

    Some that have taken their phone apart, wish they hadn't.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    07-19-2016 05:47 PM
  3. randall_jones's Avatar
    Bought it used for about $60. Does it really cost that much to fix it???
    07-19-2016 05:54 PM
  4. MDK22's Avatar
    Bought it used for about $60. Does it really cost that much to fix it???
    The correct digitizer will go about $80 - $90.
    The issues encountered after an amatuer takes it apart are all over these forums - it appears there's a lot packed in there.
    For $260. you got yourself a working phone, still relevant that won't flake.
    You could probably resell it for $200. in a year - with the digitizer being replaced.
    The only other phone I covet is the HP Elite x3, keeping my Lumia 1520 for awhile longer.

    REMEMBER ... providing nothing else is wrong.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    07-19-2016 07:15 PM
  5. randall_jones's Avatar
    Does the digitizer even need to be replaced though? I was thinking it just need to be aligned/adjusted correctly back into place.
    07-19-2016 10:07 PM
  6. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    Bought it used for about $60. Does it really cost that much to fix it???
    when a lumia 640 is going for 150USD+, you have got an amazing bargain
    07-20-2016 04:49 AM
  7. randall_jones's Avatar
    yes! i've been wanting to get the 1520 since it came out. that's why i jumped on the deal...knowing in advance of the phantom touches...which i thought would be resolved by now through software...only to find it still needs to be opened up and replaced.
    07-20-2016 08:51 AM
  8. randall_jones's Avatar
    btw...cricket lumia 640's are still on sale at best buy for $30.
    07-20-2016 09:03 AM
  9. Chintan Gohel's Avatar
    btw...cricket lumia 640's are still on sale at best buy for $30.
    only in US
    RumoredNow likes this.
    07-22-2016 05:49 AM

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