The Most Common Types of Phone Damage
Damaging your phone can be a real bummer. Each year millions of cell phone owner’s drop, sit on, flush, swim with and even throw their phone, which normally results in some sort of damage. Over the years we have helped thousands of customers whose experienced every of issue. Below are a few of the most common causes of phone damage:
Dropping Your Phone
Many mobile phone users will drop their phone at least once and some more than they can even count. The reasons for dropping the phone will vary as much as the different users bringing it in to Fix My Phone. Whether your phone has landed on pavement, grass or flooring, the resulting damage might include cracked screens, broken cases and smashed cameras. Unless your phone has fallen multiple stories, the damages should be repairable.
Sitting on a Phone
It might seem like a no brainer, but many mobile phone users will put their device into a back pocket or onto a chair and forget about it. Upon sitting down, and hearing a pop or cracking noise, the realization of what just happened sets in. Sitting on a phone can result in cracked screens, broken internal parts and deep scratches. The amount of damage can depend upon the phone model and the material the phone is being smashed into. If you’ve sat on your phone, you’ll want to have our technicians at Fix My Phone take a look.
Into the Drink, Water Damage
Water damage is still amongst the top phone damage repairs that we see in the Fix My Phone stores. Some of our clients have dropped their phone into a toilet and others have gone for a little swim with it in their pocket. In the case of water damage, the faster you bring it in, the more likely we will be able to fix it.
Quick Tip from Fix My Phone: Never waste time with water damage, because it can worsen. The faster you seek phone repair experts, the better off your phone can be.
The Randomness of Life
Sometimes, it’s simply the randomness of life which can cause phone damage. For instance, a child mistaking the phone for a toy, spilling food over it, dropping it during a selfie, or random stuff like sand and dirt getting into the charging or headphone jack.
Phone Repairs Are Possible
Fix My Phone technicians have seen it all. No matter how you’ve damaged your phone, stop by one of our branches to see how we can repair your phone and make it like new!