There are a few different scenarios that you could be faced with when making the decision on which is the best glue for a phone screen repair or replacement job.
- You might need to glue down a replacement screen.
- Perhaps you are trying to repair a cracked screen.
- Or you might be trying to glue a case.
In this article, we will look at each of these disasters and explore which adhesives are best suited for which type of repair.
Best Glue for a phone screen – replacement
There is nothing worse than breaking a phone screen. Every time I accidentally drop my phone I cringe and hope like anything the screen has stayed intact.
When replacing a new screen the glue to use is called LOCA glue.
Loca glue (Liquid optically clear adhesive), or UV glue, is used on smartphone touch displays.
Fixing a cracked screen
Sometimes for a temporary repair for a cracked screen, you can apply a little glue to make it last longer.
Octopus Glue is another LOCA glue that is great for repairing screens.
When repairing a phone screen take care to not use too much glue. Less is more when it comes to fixing electronics.
There are a lot of tips and tricks out there and hacks for hiding and fixing minor cracks. One that I learned recently was using a bit of toothpaste to hide screen scratches.
Phone case glue
Normally you don’t need glue for a phone case however if your phone case itself is cracked or damaged, super glue is great.
Ideally, a good phone case will save you buying glue or having to repair your phone so try to choose a good one.
Warning: Fixing a phone yourself can save a lot of money vs having it done professionally. But does carry the risk of something going wrong.