How To: Heroically Salvage a Scratched-Up iPhoneJohn Herrman3/04/10 9:20pm324EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkOne drop. Five minutes in a pocket with your keys. Three months of regular use. This is all it takes for an iPhone's backplate to go from a mirror-like shine to a scratched-to-hell eyesore. Here's how to fix it.