Apple’s new DIY iPhone repair program is now live. If you have a broken iPhone 12 or 13, you can order all the tools, replacement parts, and guides you need to fix it yourself. Apple announced the Self-Service Repair program a few months ago in November 2021.
There are three possible causes of a dead iPhone: A faulty cable or adapter that isn’t charging your device properly. A software glitch has bricked your iPhone, possibly after an iOS update. A defective piece of hardware, such as a battery or motherboard, that needs to be replaced.
If your iPhone issue is covered by Apple Warranty, AppleCare+ or consumer law, there is no charge. This does not apply to accidental damage, which will incur a charge. If your iPhone was damaged and you have AppleCare+, coverage includes accidental damage protection.
The iPhone battery drains quickly is one of the most common problems faced by iPhone users around the world. The battery life issues usually appear after an iOS upgrade.
Short press the volume up button, short press the volume down button, and then press and hold the side button. When the Apple logo appears, release the button.
The Apple Retail Store and many of our Apple Authorized Service Providers offer same-day screen replacement service. If your technician needs to ship your iPhone to an Apple Repair Center, you’ll be notified when it’s ready for pickup.
A smartphone touchscreen can become unresponsive for a number of reasons. For example, a brief hiccup in your phone’s system could cause it to become unresponsive. A screen can also become unresponsive after water damage. Other factors can be foreign objects, app glitches and viruses.
Take a small toothpick or roll a paper or cotton product into a small tip. Gently insert the tip into the connector and wiggle to loosen any dirt or debris. Give the connector another blast of compressed air to dislodge anything you loosened. Plug the Lightning connector back into the port and turn the phone back on.
Go to Settings > General > Do your research and look for the “Parts and Service History” section under the unit’s serial number. If the section is missing, nothing was replaced (not even the battery). However, if parts have been replaced, they will be listed in this section.
If your phone is out of warranty and you don’t have AppleCare+, a screen replacement(Opens in a new window) will cost you between $129 and $329 depending on your iPhone model. Other types of hardware repairs start at $149 for an iPhone 4 and can go up to $599 for an iPhone 11 Pro Max.
If you want to restore your phone to like-new condition with all content and settings erased, then yes, your pictures will also be erased. You can save the images elsewhere before starting this process, or back up the phone to iTunes.
To erase all data from your phone, you can factory reset your phone. Factory resets are also called “formatting” or “hard resets”.
This means that even if iOS is completely frozen or in another mode (e.g. DFU mode, recovery mode or recovery mode), you can still perform a forced restart. It does nothing but cut the power and turn the device back on. This means that no caches will be wiped or anything reset.
Our recommendation on Can Toothpaste Repair A Cracked Phone Screen. Unless you’re willing to put your device at risk, we don’t recommend using toothpaste to repair your screen. Toothpaste can only help with minor scratches and make your screen smooth; It cannot fully fix a broken phone screen.