- Posted by Haroun Arif
- On September 23, 2020
Presently, we are dealing with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey, more than 4 million people have been infected by this deadly virus. For this, most of the countries have announced lockdowns to prevent the spreading of these diseases. So, everyone is either under lockdown or home quarantined.
Now, in this situation what can you do if your smartphone gets broken? As most of the service centers are closed because of the lockdown, so it’s almost impossible for you to go to a retail store and purchase a new phone or repair it.
Fortunately, here we have discussed some of the DIY fixing techniques that you can attempt to fix your broken phone.
Fix your Phone During the Lockdown
Because of the effect of the coronavirus, most of the big companies have decided to put a halt to their retail stores. Hence, it will be a challenging task for you to repair your phone or buy a new one.
However, you can consult the experts of the mobile repair Dubai and then decide what should be your next. Apart from this, here we have explored the techniques that you can apply if your smartphone is broken, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you have an Apple Phone
Apple has decided to close all the retailer shops outside of China. Hence, in this situation, if your iPhone has broken, you can apply these pocket-friendly techniques.
Talk to the Apple Representative
In case, you are experiencing issues with your iPhone however not sure whether it can be physically repaired or not, you are advised to chat or speak (via another phone) with an Apple representative and inform him/her about the issue. For doing this, at first, you have to download and install the Apple Support application on your iPhone or iPad, and then follow the provided instructions to speak to the Apple representative.
Send Apple Authorized Service Center for Repair
You can even repair your phone through Apple authorized third party repair center. Hence, if your phone is still under warranty, we advise you to visit an Apple authorized center. Using the Apple Support App, you can go to Apple’s website and schedule a repair.
However, before scheduling a repair, we advise you to check if your nearby Apple store is open or not. For that, first, visit the Apple Retail Store Page. Then, you need to choose your Country and State. Next, locate the link associated with your local store. Then, you will see the current status of the storehouse. Now, in order to set up a repair, log in to the Apple Repair website. Under here, scroll down and tap on the bottom of the page in order to start a repair request.
Furthermore, you should tap on the ‘See your Products’ option and then log in with your Apple account. On the next screen, you need to choose the problem that you are facing on your device- like, Repair & Physical Damage or Battery and Charging. Afterwards, you should choose a more specific issue- like, cracked screen or liquid or water damage.
Enter your Zip Code
On the next screen, tap on ‘How would you like to get help next’ and choose the option. When you have assured that your current location is selected. Enter the zip code. Next, choose your carrier. Tap on Continue. On the next screen, you will see a list of nearby authorized repair centres. Finally, select a date and time in order to schedule your mobile phone for repair. Verify whether the booking is approved.
Send your phone for Repair Service
If you don’t want to send your phone to the Apple store then choose a third-party center for repair, you can send a mail to the service provider requesting professional help. Different service providers have different web-interfaces to communicate with you. Simply follow the instructions. However, if you are unable to see any valid option, call the support team and inform them about your preference. Also check our iPad Mini Repair Service.
If you are an Android User
In case, you are using an Android phone and if it gets broken during the lockdown, simply get in touch with the experts of the mobile repair Dubai. Similar to the condition of the Apple Stores, Android owners are unable to go to any store for repair.
Hence, if you wish to purchase a new phone, visit the nearby service center. For any software or performance issues, contact the manufacturer for instant support. In many cases, the error can be solved over the phone.
Solve the Problem on your own
Now, in case you feel uncomfortable to visit the repair shops due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can even repair your phone on your own. Simply order an online repairing kit. These repairing kits include all the things that you need. Hence, from repairing a damaged iPhone/iPad screen to swap out the Android phone’s battery, you can accomplish these repairing kits.
Phones have become an inclusive part of our daily life. And, if your smartphone gets broken, then with the above-mentioned techniques you can fix it during the lockdown. However, if you want a more reliable way, then just call an expert associated with Apple Service Center from F2 Help. Apart from this, you can visit the official website and book a repair service.