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    Posted May 18, 2014 by
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    Quick Fixes For Broken Mobile Devices As Shared By Used Cell Phones Repair Services Professionals

     

    Nowadays, it seems like you won’t be able to see a single person anywhere without a cell phone or any mobile gadget at hand. Whether they are at work, on the street, while they are having dinner and even while they are traveling via public transportation, everyone seems to be doing something or using their hand-held gadgets for some important work or business-related activity or simply to while away the time.

     

    And this is a very common occurrence or accident as well: one minute you’re playing with an app on your cell phone or tablet while you’re having breakfast and you accidentally spilled a glassful of orange juice on it. Or you were talking on your cell phone while crossing the street when someone accidentally elbowed you hard and you dropped your phone on pavement. In both instances, you can’t expect your cell phone or device to continue functioning well or properly.

     

    Since most people, possibly including yourself, shelled out a lot of your hard-earned money on this investment, you probably won’t be able to live without your fully-operational cell phone or other hand-held gadget for a whole day. Or probably even one full hour. As such, when you accidentally break your mobile gadget, your immediate tendency would be to rush to the nearest electronics or gadget store and buy a new one. However, there are still some ways that you can salvage and revive your broken device and continue using it. Below are some easy fixes that you can employ when you dropped or got your mobile device wet or when it suddenly just stops functioning properly:

     

    • If you spilled coffee or any large amount of liquid on your cell phone, remove the battery immediately from the unit. In a bowl of dried rice, place and completely cover the unit and battery (separately). The rice will absorb the water and moisture from your unit. For your gadget to be completely dried, wait for 24 to 48 hours before using the device again.

     

    • If you broke the screen of your mobile gadget, you may want to buy a glass touchscreen replacement part and embark on a DIY project to change your cracked screen. If you’re not feeling too confident about doing this on your own, you can follow the next tip.

     

    • There are several used cell phones repair services that you can go to have your broken gadget fixed. Phone and other hand-held device repair technicians are always abreast with the advanced technologies used for and in today’s popular mobile phone brands and as such, are fully-trained and knowledgeable when it comes to fixing them.

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