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Why You Shouldn’t Repair Your Phone On Your Own

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While it may appear more economical to repair your phone on yourself, there are several issues of repairing a phone on your own. Repairing a phone is complex because there are many small, moving parts within a phone. If a phone isn’t repaired properly the first time, it’ll lead to more damages down the road. Therefore, it’s suggested that you visit a phone repair shop such as phone repair Burnaby, phone repair Calgary, phone repair Surrey, or Samsung phone repair Burnaby and hire a phone repair expert to repair your phone instead.

Here are the top four reasons why you shouldn’t repair on your own.

You will damage your phone even more 

You will likely damage your phone even more if you attempt to repair a phone yourself, since you haven’t had a lot of experience with repairing phones. Each phone contains hundreds of moving parts and repairing a phone requires diverse and technical knowledge and experience.

A possible scenario for damaging your phone further is that if you have a cracked phone screen and you want to replace a new screen yourself, you may replace the screen incorrectly. You may place the screen using the wrong side or contaminate the screen with debris which makes the screen muggy when the screen is installed on the phone. An issue like this will cost you more money to replace your screen down the road. It’s significantly easier and economical to hire a professional instead to replace your screen or repair your phone.

You don’t have the phone repair expertise or equipment

You’ll need technical expertise and advanced equipment to repair your phone if your phone’s issues are beyond simply phone scratches or a cracked screen. Phone issues that are due to software or hardware failure require custom cooling and heating techniques and additional tools to repair the phone. An average phone user wouldn’t have the appropriate phone repair tools and table space and phone repair conditions to engage in such a repair. Therefore, it’s more effective and time-efficient to hire a trained phone repair expert that’s equipped with the right tools and workspace to repair your broken phone.

You may void your warranty

You’re likely voiding your phone warranty when you repair your phone on your own. Voiding your warranty means that your phone manufacturer won’t replace or repair your phone for free if your phone encounters malfunction in the future.

Even if you find voiding warranty acceptable, we’d still recommend you to not repair the phone on your own. As mentioned above, repairing a phone requires a variety of tools and equipment and the right workspace alongside deep knowledge and experience in phone repair. You’ll likely damage your phone more and worsen the situation if you attempt to repair your phone without the right equipment, workspace, and experience.

Difficult to find the Right Tools Online

If you want to purchase tools online to repair your phone, there’s a big chance that you won’t buy the right tool or equipment specific to your phone issue. There are different types of tools and of different qualities available online and it’s difficult for an average person who’s not familiar with phone repair to purchase the right set of phone repair tools. Buying the wrong tools and attempting to repair your phone using the wrong tools will likely damage your phone more and waste your time and money. The easiest and most economical approach to repair your phone is to hire a professional phone repair technician and ask him or her to repair the problem once and for all.

About the author


Ray Wang

Ray Wang is the owner of RW Digital, a Vancouver digital marketing agency. Ray specializes in data analytics, digital advertising, SEO, WordPress website development for consumer brands and hospitality, real estate, self storage, and social-impact industries and startups.