Apparently the screen is held by glue
that’s unbelievable that the Apple Watch does not have a better way to hold the screen into the case.
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Digital Watch screen fell off
Was checking my FB feed while my wife was picking something up and saw my FB friend said his Apple Watch screen fell off while he was skiing. Apparently this is not a rare occurrence and checking Reddit & MacRumors show various posts about it. I have to t...
Rare, but it still happened!
Glued on ?
But that should not be a reason for it to fall off. Lots of watch crystals are glued on and they hold forever. Looks like a quality control problem to me. That said, maybe Apple has decided to not apply the watch industry standard 5000g shock test for the...
Thank you Don!
I was wondering if there was some sort of industry standard, ISO standard, or standard test for crystal attachment. I recall a lot of high-end Swiss brands use glue of some sort to attach the crystal. You've provided the answer to exactly what I was wonde...
Happened to my wife 3 times.
Each time with a new replacement watch. We think it was probably something in her sunscreen that was breaking the glue down.
By looking at the picture it seems that the battery is responsible for pushing the display out. When the battery degrades or gets wet, it bulges, and pushes the display from behind. I’ve seen several iPhones happening this. Best. René
Smartwatch versus Oldschool mechanical watch
You have people who wear a smartwatch for getting the image to be hip. And the watch lovers who adore luxury watches with a heart. In my case, i am tired for pluging devices for power. The mechanical watch do simply wat it does, telling the time with a he...
Swollen battery issue
Check out that bulging battery! It swells up when it fails! The screen falling off is the least of his problems. That thing is dead.