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    My screen just got smashed on my iphone I have no idea what to do now.

    It's under warranty but I don't have the $250 excess.
    Do I go to my provider, apple or a mobile repair shop?

    Anyone know how much it cost for a new screen

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    Default smashed screen on iPhone

    I'd personally go to apple.
    I don't know how much it costs.

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    Apple charged me $130 for a screen replacement, lots of people use those dodgy shops but they void your warranty so I don't use them.

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    Default smashed screen on iPhone

    I thought it was $199 at apple.

    If you don't mind voiding your warranty it's a lot cheaper at a repair shop - around $50 at most places I think

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    $130 is heaps cheaper than I was expecting

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    Quote Originally Posted by happygrl View Post
    I thought it was $199 at apple.

    If you don't mind voiding your warranty it's a lot cheaper at a repair shop - around $50 at most places I think
    Mine was a few years ago so the price might of changed..oh and it was also an iphone 3 sorry! Just call apple they will tell you the price

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    Default smashed screen on iPhone

    Chances are that they will give you a restored phone instead of fixing your screen. So back everything up.

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    Default smashed screen on iPhone

    A lot of people are actually buying the kits and changing them themselves now, apparently it's not hard to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsOhara View Post
    A lot of people are actually buying the kits and changing them themselves now, apparently it's not hard to do.
    I watched a YouTube video on how to do it. I wouldn't do it myself and I'm pretty good with that sort of technical building stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RunawayPrincess View Post
    Chances are that they will give you a restored phone instead of fixing your screen. So back everything up.
    Thanks for this tip


 

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