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Nexus 7 screens might need a little extra tightening

Some users have reported that their Nexus 7 screens “creak” and become loose with time

ASUS's tablets don't exactly have a clean record when it comes to manufacturer defects, and the Nexus 7 doesn't appear to be any better off.

According to multiple users on the XDA-Developer’s forum, the Nexus 7’s screen has a noticeable creak during usage which may progress to a slight raising of the screen. The culprit appears to be a few loose screws that ASUS forget to tighten, and they can be manually fixed by popping off the back cover and getting to work with a precision screwdriver.

Folks out there that have encountered the problem and are looking to un-creak their Nexus 7 are encouraged to head over to the XDA forums (source link), where they can find a more detailed explanation. On the other hand, if you’d rather not take the risk of damaging your device you can always switch it in for a new one, although that may take a bit of time.

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Omar Qudsi, 2012-07-19 (Update: 2012-07-19)