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  1. moverton's Avatar
    From what I understand, the Icon and 930 are practically the same phone. What are the chances of us seeing some 930 backs to change over our Icons? Would love to get my hands on both an orange and green. From the 930 disassembly guide I found online, it seems pretty easy to remove the back.
    xandros9, DARKFiB3R, rk23 and 2 others like this.
    06-29-2014 09:50 PM
  2. onlysublime's Avatar
    thanks for the link! very interesting! I don't know if I'd risk my phone like this. I also love love love the white of my Icon. The finish is amazing. Not a typical white. Not glossy. Not glassy. Not solid. It's kind of like a seashell type of white which is very cool.
    06-30-2014 12:02 AM
  3. moverton's Avatar
    Well,I most definitely would not go through all the steps, but it seems to remove the back is only to step two. I'd go that far too change the back for sure.
    Last edited by moverton; 06-30-2014 at 08:04 AM.
    06-30-2014 07:45 AM
  4. DavidinCT's Avatar
    Not sure I would even think about this till you know your warranty is 100% up...
    06-30-2014 09:44 AM
  5. moverton's Avatar
    Not sure I would even think about this till you know your warranty is 100% up...
    Not even worried about warranty issues on this.
    greenspot likes this.
    06-30-2014 11:14 AM
  6. Indistinguishable's Avatar
    Not even worried about warranty issues on this.
    The difficult part, I think, would be getting the back plate back into place. I'd totally consider it if I could get my hands on a green back plate. I also think it'd be interesting to have a black back on a white Icon.

    Not sure how accessible 930 back plates are going to be in the US. This Ebay vendor from China that sells a lot of phone parts has white and black backs for the Icon, not for the 930. http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53...item20e427144a
    06-30-2014 12:01 PM
  7. moverton's Avatar
    The difficult part, I think, would be getting the back plate back into place. I'd totally consider it if I could get my hands on a green back plate. I also think it'd be interesting to have a black back on a white Icon.

    Not sure how accessible 930 back plates are going to be in the US. This Ebay vendor from China that sells a lot of phone parts has white and black backs for the Icon, not for the 930. Replacement Battery Back Door Cover for Nokia Lumia Icon 929 LTE A w Wireless | eBay
    Decided to check eBay again today and found a seller in Spain that is carrying a Green, Orange, White and Black one. All are $16.39 but they do not include any of the antennas. :( Want ones that include them all. Will keep looking.
    07-01-2014 09:30 PM
  8. moverton's Avatar
    Looked around the same eBay Shop and found the 930 NFC Antenna ($6.29) and the Wireless Charging coil ($9.09). Only thing missing is the LED Flash.
    07-01-2014 09:41 PM
  9. moverton's Avatar
    After contacting the seller, they notified me that they have the flash online at their website. Apparently it is the same flash as the 1520.
    07-02-2014 07:28 AM
  10. thatuxguy's Avatar
    07-03-2014 07:56 AM
  11. Indistinguishable's Avatar
    So this vendor claims to have the original back. Now, what would it look like to actually install the new back?

    Someone needs to make a video!
    07-03-2014 08:36 AM
  12. malachijd's Avatar
    Well I already have the green one on order so I'm guessing I'll be one of the 1st to give it a go.
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    07-04-2014 03:35 PM
  13. Indistinguishable's Avatar
    Well I already have the green one on order so I'm guessing I'll be one of the 1st to give it a go.
    Think you could have someone film the process?
    07-04-2014 03:46 PM
  14. malachijd's Avatar
    I don't have any good camera's but I do have plenty of kids and gadgets running around that I could probably get something like that done.
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    07-04-2014 04:01 PM
  15. moverton's Avatar
    Well I already have the green one on order so I'm guessing I'll be one of the 1st to give it a go.
    Did you order the other parts or just the back?
    07-04-2014 04:38 PM
  16. malachijd's Avatar
    I got everything but the flash. I couldn't find that one.
    07-04-2014 04:41 PM
  17. malachijd's Avatar
    I'm a pretty big green color fan so once I saw the 930 came in green and I had the Icon I started waiting for the chance to buy it. I have a clear case for my Icon so I can protect it and at the same time show off the color.
    07-04-2014 05:19 PM
  18. MobileVortex's Avatar
    Really interested to see how this works for you. If it does im for sure buying a green back.

    I run my phone naked so id love to show the green off in all its glory :D
    07-04-2014 09:40 PM
  19. moverton's Avatar
    I got everything but the flash. I couldn't find that one.
    When I emailed them about the flash, they stated it is the same flash as the 1520. They don't have it on eBay, but did on their website:

    Mdulo Flash Nokia Lumia 1520, Nokia Lumia 930
    07-04-2014 11:42 PM
  20. malachijd's Avatar
    Is it something I need or can I pop it off the white back plate I have?
    07-05-2014 01:13 AM
  21. moverton's Avatar
    If you will need the flash to take photos yes you would need it. You could take it off the old plate. Near the end of the disassembly guide in first post, shows how to remove it. My only concern would be the adhesive.
    07-05-2014 09:20 AM
  22. malachijd's Avatar
    K I'll get that too. I think I want to keep my white one intact so I can send it back to Verizon once the next windows phone comes out I can switch phones. I might sell the green back once I'm done with it.
    07-05-2014 03:11 PM
  23. malachijd's Avatar
    Ok that's done now too. So I guess I'll just sit back and wait for everything to come.
    07-05-2014 04:22 PM
  24. Marconis4's Avatar
    Following this.
    DARKFiB3R likes this.
    07-06-2014 09:21 AM
  25. Indistinguishable's Avatar
    Following this.
    Also following. Guide/Video would be appreciated!
    07-06-2014 05:35 PM
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