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Easy, Affordable Smartphone Repair

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

If you have a smartphone that needs to be repaired for any reason, there are options available. Many people can’t afford to replace a broken smartphone. Whether you have an Android device or any other kind of smartphone, regardless of the brand, and you can’t afford to replace it with a new one, repair is always available for your smartphone. Easy, affordable smartphone repair can save you money and hassle in the long run.

Reasons to Have Your Smartphone Repaired

There are many reasons you might need to have your smartphone repaired. This could be anything from a broken screen to internal problems. Maybe your phone shuts on and off or reboots for no obvious reason. Your smartphone may not even turn on at all. In cases like these, you can use a smartphone repair service that can find the issues with your smartphone and give you an estimate for the cost of repair. More often than not, repairing your smartphone is a much more affordable option than buying a new one, especially if you don’t have insurance to help you purchase a new smartphone. There is never a need to throw away an old smartphone and buy a new one. Smartphone repair is just a call away, ready to offer a quick, cost-effective way to get your smartphone back in action.

Some consumers assume smartphones are disposable and pretty much finished if they are damaged, but this isn’t the case. Smartphone repair services can fix most issues with a smartphone, or even with your tablet and other electronic devices. In fact, these days, getting your smartphone fixed regardless of what has happened to it is commonplace. There are very few issues your smartphone can have that a qualified smartphone repair service can’t handle.

Get Your Smartphone Repaired

If you can’t afford a new smartphone or don’t want the hassle of switching to a new smartphone because you’re comfortable with the one you have, look into getting your smartphone repaired. A good smartphone repair service can provide easy, affordable smartphone repair and keep your smartphone working as good as new. The life of smartphones these days really is better than ever. Don’t let a damaged smartphone get you down. Bring it to a qualified smartphone repair service and have your damaged smartphone brought back to life. It’s the best way to save money and keep using your smartphone without putting a dent in your wallet or costing you too much time away from staying connected.

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How Can I Know If My Case Will Protect My Phone?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Some cases are just not very protective. They might be pretty, but when it comes to actually performing a function, they fall a bit short. Here’s how you can determine if your phone case will actually do its job and protect your fragile phone.

Brand Name Protective Cases

Some cases are known for being extremely protective. Though they may not be the flashiest options out there, they are very helpful for keeping your phone out of danger. Otterboxes are some of the most popular phone cases when it comes to all-around protection. Getta Grip cases have a grip piece on the back so you will never just accidentally drop your phone. Lifeproof is another well-respected brand that is known to be waterproof and to also provide users with a scratch protector.

Think About Your Problem Areas

Are you around a lot of water or weather during your day-to-day activities? Are you prone to dropping your device often, even when you think you have a good grip? Are you even the kind of person who routinely drops, throws, or runs over your phone with your car?

If you are the last one, yikes! But don’t worry. It happens. Try thinking about the issues you often have with your phone and then buy a case accordingly: waterproof if you’re really afraid of it getting wet, silicone-based or hard-covered if you drop it a lot, or totally indestructible if you actually do think you might run over it.

Be Careful With Your Device

Remember, there’s only so much a case can do. If you decide to buy one of the best, strongest cases, you will be likely to have a phone that survives anything. But it is also important to be gentle with your device and to avoid getting into problems where it could become harmed. This will allow your case to do a better job of protecting your phone.

Did Your Case Not Live Up to Its Job?

And are you now stuck with a phone that needs repairs? No worries; we can help. Call today or stop by to speak with a professional cell phone repair technician and get a free diagnostic so you can know exactly how much the repairs for your device will cost. We can also recommend some of the best heavy-duty phone cases for all-around protection.

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What You Need to Know When Sending Your iPhone in for Repair

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

It’s a nightmare. Your iPhone is broken and you need to send it to a repair shop. In addition to living without it for days or weeks, you need—in many instances–to package it up and mail it in to a repair shop. The following steps will ensure your phone arrives at the repair shop safely and in a reasonable amount of time.

Packaging

Good quality packaging is key when sending your iPhone in the mail or via another carrier like FedEx or UPS. If you have the original box the phone came in, that’s your best place to start. If not, find a small sturdy box close to the size of your phone. Make sure it leaves enough room to pad the phone with bubble wrap.

Wrap the entire iPhone in bubble wrap and secure the wrap with packaging tape. Seal the box with packaging tape on all ends.

Make certain the address label includes your return address and is written clearly. Securely tape the address label onto the package with packaging tape, making sure none of the label is left uncovered. This ensures that even if the package gets wet from rain or snow, that the writing on the label is protected.

How to Ship?

Priority shipping is worth the worry that will ensue as you wonder where you iPhone is, and when you’ll see it again. The USPS Priority Mail is affordable and reaches most destinations within the contiguous United States in 2-3 days. Other carriers offer their own types of priority shipping, too.

To Insure or Not Insure?

This is where so many people make big mistakes. It’s imperative you insure your package when sending in your iPhone for repairs. Yes, most packages make it to where they’re going, but face it—some don’t. You don’t want yours to be included in that latter group. You know how much your iPad is worth. If you don’t, do a quick online search and you’ll get a pretty good idea. Buy insurance on the value of your iPhone. It’s inexpensive and alleviates a lot of worry. If the worst-case scenario happens, you’ll get back enough money to buy a phone of equal value.

Company Response

A reputable iPhone repair business will notify you when they receive your package. They’ll let you know when the repair begins and if they have a delay in receiving the necessary parts to fix it. Most importantly, they’ll contact you to let your know your iPhone, in good working order, is on its way back to you.

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Smaller Battery in Samsung S8

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

samsung batteryFor anyone has seen the Samsung S8, you probably noticed how much thinner it is from the previous models. One thing that we immediately thought about was the battery. How small could that battery be with the device being so thin.

Well, the answer to that is VERY small. Samsung has found a way to shrink the battery while keeping the longevity of the battery life in check.

When the Samsung S8 is taken apart, the battery is squeezed right in the middle of other hardware. Actually, removing the battery to replace it isn’t much of a problem. It’s getting to the battery that is tricky (not so tricky for our experienced techs though).

This is good news. As more people purchase the Samsung S8 and it starts to run low on its battery life, people will want to have the battery replaced. Replacing it DIY isn’t going to be an easy thing to do, so that’s why you should always leave it up to the experts, like our techs.

Smaller Battery, Thinner Phone, Longer Life

Most people will say that they want a thinner phone because they can stash it in more places. With a thinner phone, the battery needs to be put somewhere. Of course, that somewhere must be within the hardware, and the only way to keep the thinness of the phone is to make the battery thin too.

This means that engineers had to find a way to keep the the mechanisms of the battery in tact while making it as small/thin as possible. This, of course, is without sacrificing the battery life. No one wants a smaller phone that has no battery life. So far, reports say that users are happy with the battery life of the phone, so it looks like Samsung has achieved the goal.

What else? There’s a fast charge options AND wireless charging option. That makes it much easier to deal with a failing battery when you’re on the move, as most Americans are these days.

When You Need a Replacement

In a year or so, you may find the battery life isn’t as long as it was before. Don’t fret about it. Just turn to iResQ when that time comes. You can bookmark this page on your browser, or you can simply jot down our name to come back to use when you need a replacement battery for the Samsung S8.

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Which Is Better: Having Your Phone Screen Fixed Professionally or By a Friend?

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Though many people may decide to turn to a friend for help getting their phone screen fixed when it’s broken, this isn’t always the best plan. It’s actually going to be much safer and easier to get your phone fixed by a professional, even if your friend may be offering to do it on the cheap.

What If…

What if your friend doesn’t do a good job fixing your phone and you can’t say anything? What if your friend doesn’t get to your phone in a timely manner and you’re without it for days or (gulp) weeks? What if your friend breaks your phone worse, decides to charge you last minute, or forgets your phone somewhere…?

What ifs are everywhere when you ask someone you know personally to do a professional job. There are so many variables that it can almost make the whole thing pointless. If you decide to bring your phone to us, there is no question about when we’ll have it back to you or how much we’ll charge. And if you do have questions, you don’t have to worry about asking them.

Friends Aren’t Always Reliable

Especially when people do jobs for free or for less because of a personal reason, it can be hard to rely on them and to know they will do it right. Many people take on phone repair jobs as a hobby or a way to make extra cash and don’t really care about the results. This is why it is so much safer to have your phone fixed by professionals who are completely reliable because fixing your device is their job.

Mixing Friendships and Business Can Be Dicey

Someone always gets frustrated or hurt when mixing business and pleasure. Most of the time, we do this to save ourselves a little bit of money, but will it be worth it if you and your friend have a falling out over fixing your phone? It’s better to err on the side of caution and make sure you take your device to a professional, someone who doesn’t have a relationship with you and who is guaranteed to do a good job.

Bring In Your Phone Today

If your screen is cracked and you need help fixing your device, bring it to us. We’ll fix it quickly and easily, and you won’t have to bother with anyone else.

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