Droid has dust under screen, should i exchange?

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  1. spazma7ik

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    My 30 days is up in the next few days, and I have some dust under the screen. Now this is really the only problem I have with my droid, so I was wondering if its even worth exchaning for another one or will it just happen again as long as its pocketed? Did motorola fix this problem by chance with newer models?
     
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    I don't have any dust under my screen and Ive had my Droid since November, so I suggest getting a new one if you can.
     
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    Do you pocket your droid without puttin it in some sleeve or puch though?
     
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    yea all the time
     
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    Its enviornmental. If happened to one phone , its probably going to happen to the next one.
     
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    It's environmental? I don't follow...

    Anyway, to the OP - how much dust is there and how bad is it bothering you? I'll say this much - if it's not that bad, and if everything else with your phone is perfect, I'd live with it if I were you. I wouldn't want to risk getting a replacement phone w/ other/bigger problems. On the other hand, if the dust is really bad and it's driving you crazy, by all means, exchange it.
     
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    it should not get dust under the screen
     
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    Environmental as in you live in a constant dust storm? Or a lint bubble? :)

    Anyhow I agree with the other chaps, if you pocket your phone - think...pocket lint...goes in from the ear piece.. use a case or sleeve.
     
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    Do you use a screen protector?
    I didn't and keep it in my pocket and when I put protector on there was dust so I just removed that one and got all dust off then put another one on and no more dust.

    If you dont have a protector and if 30 days goes up then the dust would be under the glass which would be a manufacturing problem so you could turn it in any time for a new one.
     
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    I have to disagree with the people telling you that the dust is a result of keeping the phone in your pocket. I've been keeping my phone naked in my pocket since launch, and I've had no dust problems whatsoever.

    Another thing to consider - has the dust been there since you got it, or has it been accumulating over time? If it seems like it's accumulating, it will probably keep getting worse. In this case, I'd certainly exchange it.
     
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    That's the thing, I'm not quite sure if it's been there since the beginning, it's only a few specs, so i'm not sure =\
     
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    Between the glass screen and the LCD there is a seal all the way around , it souldn't allow any dust . The dust from the earpice can't get under the screen because it's isolated . If it's acumulating you probably have a damaged seal .
     
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