Repair Tips & Resources

  1. Still holding off on updating your older Apple devices?

    Still holding off on updating your older Apple devices?
            As of November 3rd 2019 Apple has rolled out a few new updates for those older devices. According to Apple’s website, “some iPhone and iPad models introduced in 2012 and earlier require an iOS update to resume accurate GPS location.”     What does this mean? Not updating to the newest iOS version may cause service...
  2. The iPhone 11 Series Phones Are Here: Are They Repairable?

    The iPhone 11 Series Phones Are Here: Are They Repairable?
    The launch of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max on September 20th brings us Apples most advanced mobile devices to date. As always when new devices release, we raise the question, can they still be repaired? Screen Replacement We have confirmed that when swapping the screen on and iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max that a notification...
  3. Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down

    Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down
    Apple iPhone Battery Lock-down     It appears Apple is back to their old ways. It was recently discovered that Apple has implemented software that causes the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max to display “Service” on Battery Health when the original battery is replaced.  Whether it is replaced with an aftermarket or original battery, the device will still display...
  4. How To Maximize LCD Buyback Profits

    How To Maximize LCD Buyback Profits
    Why only original screens should be sent in It is important that you only send in original screen. Original screens are worth more than after market screens because they have the original LCD/LED. The LCD/LEDs on the original screen are the best quality. Aftermarket screens have lower quality LCD/LEDs that are not worth much. Sending aftermarket screens in for buyback...
  5. iPhone X Series Tips

    iPhone X Series Tips
    As the iPhone X series gets older, naturally, there is an emergence of different types of replacement screens that become available. Various materials are used to create each different screen which, in turn, means that each screen will have its pros and its cons. Some screens are intentionally created to be more cost-effective while others are made to try to...
  6. Why Won’t My Home Button Work After Screen Replacement?

    Why Won’t My Home Button Work After Screen Replacement?
    HOME BUTTON NOT WORKING AFTER SCREEN REPLACEMENT? On and iPhone 5S and newer, if the original home button of the device is damaged or replaced, the touch id function of the device is permanently lost. This disables functions such as unlocking your phone with a fingerprint and using Apple pay. The reason for this loss of function is that Apple...
  7. New! Home Button with Functionality for iPhone 7, 7+, 8, 8+

    New! Home Button with Functionality for iPhone 7, 7+, 8, 8+
    NOTE:  Multiple versions and grades of the home button with return functionality are currently available in  the market. The version sold by eTech Parts Plus is the most stable and responsive available.  The glass button cover is guaranteed to be free from the common defect seen in this part of the glass separating.   Today we will reviewing the home...
  8. USB Ammeter - Taking You From Amateur To Pro

    USB Ammeter - Taking You From Amateur To Pro
    Today we will be reviewing a powerful tool that is commonly underutilized in the repair industry. The USB Ammeter is cost effective and provides quick simple troubleshooting for power related issues.   How does it work? The Ammeter is connected to a USB block and the charging cable for your device is connected to the Ammeter. The Ammeter displays the...
  9. 3 Factors to Watch Out For When Repairing the iPhone XR

    3 Factors to Watch Out For When Repairing the iPhone XR
    Today I'm covering three quick ways to correctly repair the iPhone XR, including critical factors you will need to watch out for during the repair process. Proximity/Speaker Flex The proximity/speaker flex cable length does not allow for much movement while the display assembly is connected. Use extreme caution while opening this device because the flex is easily damaged. While opening the device, do...
  10. 6 Tips to Successfully Repair an iPad - Tech Bob

    6 Tips to Successfully Repair an iPad - Tech Bob
    Do you ever run into issues when doing an iPad repair? If you do, following the tips below will take you from being "just okay" at repairing iPads to being great at it! Know your iPad! Many iterations of the iPad have been released, and we have seen differences in the opening process, as well as the danger zones to...

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