09/03/2017 12:34 AM AEDT | Updated 09/03/2017 12:34 AM AEDT

4 Tips to Repair Your Smashed iPhone Screen

An iPhone is a delicate device that can easily wind up with a cracked screen; it may have slipped out of your hand while making a call or on a drunken stupor. You are left with a broken screen and you start wondering what to do next. Moreover, if you didn’t opt in for phone insurance and your warranty doesn’t cover a replacement, you may be thinking all is lost. When a device is as important and as expensive as your smartphone, it probably makes sense to insure it against catastrophes. However, you can still get iPhone repair Brisbane whenever this catastrophe strikes.

You might be lucky if your device is still functioning and the screen doesn’t seem to be at risk of completely falling apart. Looking at the screen will be annoying but you’ll get accustomed to it. The best thing you can do is to have it repaired immediately. One crack can be detrimental to your phone. Cracked screens can also expose your device’s logic-board to dust and moisture in the environment – an unfortunate 2-way street. With time, this can have serious impact on the device’s usability and functionality. Loose pieces of glass are risky especially if they are constantly in contact with your fingers and face.

Before having it fixed, you can put a plastic screen cover over your cracked iPhone. Then search for the best solution to the problem permanently that is within your budget.

Below are four things you can do to get back on track with your iPhone.

1.Australia wide Mail-in Repairs

Screen fixed offers an Express Mail-in Repair service which takes between 2-4 days. Also you can drop your device off to be fixed at a high street repair shop like Apple. Or you can request an iPhone technician to come to you and do the repair on the spot. It doesn’t matter if you’re in Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney or Brisbane, Screen Fixed accepts devices from all across the country.

When you've smashed your smartphone screen, the first place to begin is the company that manufactured it. Fortunately, Apple’s has its own official iPhone repair service. Leaving your warranty intact, even after the screen's been pried from the chassis, Apple's technicians will mend your mess.. But it comes at a cost.

If you cracked your screen when your manufacturer’s warranty is still valid, you should be able to have it fixed at no cost and within a few hours’ time. Remember that the standard limited warranties of Apple and do not cover accidents. You will have to pay for Out-of-warranty screen repairs.

You will need to make an appointment if you want it repaired in store. If you've done a proper number on your handset, it night need to go to the elves at the Apple Repair Center too, and this takes up to a week. Prices depend on the sort of iPhone you're looking to fix. The manufacturer is always the best option to take your gadget. Since they made it, they always have genuine parts and know exactly what to do with your phone.

2.Have it fixed on the High-street

If you don't live near an Apple store or simply aren't keen on lining the pockets of world's biggest company with even more of your hard-earned pennies, there's plenty of alternative iPhone screen fixers outs there.

However, this doesn't mean you can take your expensive handset to anyone who considers themselves at technician in your neighborhood. Stay away from those knock-off services, several legitimate technicians will do a decent job without causing more damage to your phone.

If you decide to have your phone fixed at the high street, we'd recommend using a Screen Fixed drop in center, or an Apple store. For regional Authorized Apple Service Partners, who Apple itself has authorized or certified, they offer top notch, fast, affordable and customized phone repair services for your precious iPhone.

Most people opt for the high street whenever their phones need quick and perfect fix. High-street chains have realized the emerging demand for a local phone repair service provider. They have enhanced their services by incorporating screen repair services at some stores. To avoid disappointment we advise our customer to call the local iPhone repair Brisbane branch.

Their prices are comparatively lower than Apple and they can repair screens on all models of iPhone.

3.A technician can come to you

If you are too busy to hunt out a reputable repair service, go for the easiest and quickest- way of getting your iPhone repaired by having an iPhone engineer sent to you. Some online services now offer this concierge-style service.

If you are enrolled in a device protection program, such as insurance, with your phone company, you may make an insurance claim to have it fixed by a contracted specialist.

You can also do a quick Internet search to make a list of phone screen repair stores in your area. Read their reviews and recommendations before contracting any of the. Also, make sure your phone is protected by a password before you give it a stranger.

Choose certified professionals who've been trained to industry standards. There services come at a cost though. However, our prices are pocket friendly and you get your money’s worth.

Screen Fixed technicians can be with you in a matter of minutes, and the service doesn’t cost as arm and leg either. All you have to do is to make a call to their support team that will quickly arrange for the technicians to come over at your workplace, home or wherever you are to fix your broken device.

4.Do the replacement yourself

There are several tutorials on mending various phone screens with complete guides on what components you should buy and where to get them. These can be found on repair manual websites like iFixIt. Some like iFixIt also have convenient video tutorials to take you through the process step by step. However, the kits could be expensive, but it is still cheaper than buying a new phone. There's always the option of mending the damage yourself. It's not rocket science, just some electrical engineering. However, do not try repairing your screen yourself if you do not know what you are doing, it could only cause more damage.

Be warned that it will be harder than what you're probably expecting and will void your warranty instantly. Accidents occur when we least expect them so instead of putting your iPhone at risk, it is advisable to have a protective cover. Nothing tops the functionality, feel, and clarity of glass when it comes to quality screen protection. Made from ion fortified tempered glass that's harder than steel.

Adding a screen protector might help keep the glass from cracking further, too. A glass protector like might prevent further shattering. It mostly depends on the intensity of the damage, but using a screen guard would save you a headache.

If all the above fail and you don’t have another alternative, you might think of selling the device. There are buyers who can buy the phone but you have to be ready to sell it for half the price or even less.

Just because you cracked your screen, it doesn’t mean you need to get a new phone immediately, just do the above and save a few bucks till the need to upgrade arises. Do not hesitate to call us for iPhone repair Brisbane and we will gladly get repair your screen in no time.