iPhone repair and other mobile phones tips and tricks. And, of course, the most obvious option: buying a new phone. Sometimes you just need to pony up the cash to replace your damaged device. Sure, it might be painful to spend that much money. But it might be cheaper than buying a replacement and upgrading a few months later anyway. If you were already thinking about upgrading soon, it might be best to just do it now. If you do decide to buy a new phone, don’t automatically buy one from your carrier. Buy an unlocked version instead; it’ll save you a lot of money, even though it seems more expensive.
First, assess the damage, and that means getting your phone on a solid surface and in a good light, not just giving it a quick once-over before stuffing it back in your pocket. With a little bit of stress testing and careful prodding you should be able to work out whether the screen is about to fall off or fail completely. In a lot of cases it will stay in place, cracks and all, so you can at least keep tweeting, so long as the screen is still visible and functioning. The gussied-up version of the packing tape solution. This ensures that you’ve got no seams and a clean line around the edges of the screen. Granted, that might not be much of a concern when underneath there’s a spiderweb of cracks.
If you cracked your screen during your manufacturer’s warranty period, you should be able to get it fixed for free and within a few hours’ time. (Bear in mind, though, that the standard limited warranties of many manufacturers, such as Apple and Samsung, do not cover accidents.) Out-of-warranty screen repairs cost upwards of $100. endors such as uSell, Glyde and Gazelle will buy your phone so you can get a new one, but be aware that damaged phones will only get you about 50 percent of what the device was originally worth.
A folk remedy circulating online suggests a paste made from two parts baking soda to one part water can fix screens. Just make a thick paste and then use a cloth to rub it in. This should cover up the problem for a while. But this is amateur stuff, i suggest to see a professional. See extra info on Cracked screen repair tips.