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5 Types of Mobile fixes that should not D-I-Yed

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5 Types of Mobile fixes that should not D-I-Yed

When your client's phone stops working, it may be that their first thought is to start Googling for a way to do a smartphone D-I-Y fix. Of course, with Google so willing to show them how and their need to save money why wouldn't they have a go! It is worth reminding them, as regularly as you can that there are the 5 symptoms they really need a professional mobile phone repairer for!  Don't get us wrong, we are big advocates of people being able to fix their own stuff. We have however heard horror stories from our clients, people,...

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“OEM” VS “AFTERMARKET” MOBILE PHONE PARTS

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“OEM” VS “AFTERMARKET” MOBILE PHONE PARTS

The first mobile phone was released by Motorola in 1973. Since that date, the argument has raged regarding OEM vs Aftermarket. So firstly, let's clear up the difference between the two. As repairers, you will have had to explain to customers that there are these different options. We have written this to help you explain the differences and to let them know why OEM is always the way to go!   OEM stands for “Original Equipment Manufacturer”. That means that the parts are from the same manufacturer that initially made the phone. That must mean that this should be the...

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Have you heard about the "Right to Repair" movement and why it has been conceived?

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Have you heard about the "Right to Repair" movement and why it has been conceived?
I am sure that you already know this, but the newly released iPhone 13 has new technology that will make repairing a mobile phone more difficult. To maintain all the features of the iPhone 13 clients will need to take their handset to an Apple authorised repair centre. 

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Repair or Replace – What is Best for The Environment?

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Repair or Replace – What is Best for The Environment?
There are so many enticing reasons for your prospective clients to buy a new phone as soon as the one they are using gets broken or the battery dies. We have put together a few reasons why we believe that repairing is better - not only for you, the repairer but also for the environment!

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Know your Service Pack Options

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Know your Service Pack Options

As the breadth and range of Samsung Models grow and demand outstrips supply, our vendors are staying agile to supply us. In this vein, we now see vendors stocking/supplying two options on a range of LCD models.

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