So, what to do if you drop your phone in water in order to give a water damaged device the best chances of survival... or at the very least the greatest hope for successful data recovery?
It's a widely held misconception that all screens used in this industry are of the same quality and grade. Where in fact there is a very wide range of quality used by repairers.
With DIY repairs, often comes the risk of damaging the device you're working on. Which can be a total pain! A simple torn cable or cracked LCD is a simple fix with no extra specialised tools necessary. But damage to an LCD Connector or a back light circuit on the motherboard is a whole other world. Requiring very specific equipment for Micro Soldering, not to mention a whole heap of patience.
Even though using high quality parts undoubtedly benefits my customers, that's not the main reason I use them. It's mainly for my benefit.
We aren't just carrying around a mobile phone when we have an iPhone 6 or a Samsung Galaxy S6 in our pockets and purses. We have with us an extremely powerful computer.
With the introduction of the BYOD scheme into many private and public schools, has brought with it many a damaged device.
I've been running this business from a workshop at my home now for about 5 years ..... the most perplexing thing associated with it, is other people's perceptions.
There seems to be a vast range of warranty given on mobile phone repairs and tablet / iPad repairs. From as little as 30 days right up to 12 months. What does that translate to?
iPhone 4S Wifi issues are extremely common. Judging by how common this is, I believe it's a problem caused by the manufacturing process, but can be made worse by a drop or a jolt to the phone. Which in turn cracks an inherently weak solder joint.
Often things aren't quite as bad as they seem. This type of fault only began with the iPhone 5, and exists with all other models since including the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
For all your iPod Touch or iPod Classic repairs, it's advisable to use someone who has plenty of experience doing so. You can rest assured that it will come back right.
The battery in a smartphone and tablet really does get a workout. They're amazing things when you consider what they power and how they power it. But from time to time, they have issues which can arise for absolutely no reason at all. One of these problems is swelling.