You don’t have to live with a cracked iPhone screen
After I cracked the screen of iPhone 3GS, I didn’t panic too much because I know that broken screens are common and I’d seen advertisements for places that replace them.
Apple can do this for you, of course, but I’ve heard that it can cost up to about $150. Instead, I took my phone to All Cell Repair. The price I was quoted was $75.
Less than an hour later, I got a call that my phone was ready. I picked it up and was told that the screen they used was the last one in stock and that while it was being applied, a tiny scratch had appeared below the active screen (just to the right of the Home button). I could barely see the scratch and told the salesperson that I was fine with that.
They knocked off $15 on the price. The only thing I’ve noticed is that the Home button seems to be less responsive. I’m all right with that.
All Cell isn’t the only place in town that does repairs of smart phone screens for less than $100.
A Google search yielded stores like Austin Mac Repair, All Wireless Repair, Cell Repair of Austin and iTech Electronic Repair, among others.
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