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In a picture I took this afternoon with my iPhone 5 I noticed a purple line on the photo:

image of purple line on photo

At first I thought it was a software issue so I rebooted the phone. Unfortunately, after a reboot the line was still there on new photographs.

Upon closer examination it appears that the rear lens of my iPhone 5 has somehow become scratched. Is there a way to fix this? Or do I need to just have the phone replaced?

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don’t do it your self at first! go to an Apple Store and let it check, maybe it’s just a hair!

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It ultimately was just a hair that moved off the lens on its own. –  ahsteele Sep 25 '13 at 13:39
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