What can be done about a cracked iPhone 5c screen?

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It can be difficult to replace a broken iPhone 5c screen, and replacing it can be an expensive process. Overall, a cracked iPhone 5c's cost may run up to the price of a new phone if you are unable to find a way to fix it or get it repaired. Luckily, iResQ is able to quickly and easily repair iPhone 5c screens, so you don't have to worry about the iPhone not being serviced now that newer models are in. In order to make sure that your phone doesn't succumb to damage over the long term, it is a good idea to purchase a protector for your phone.

A phone case can keep the iPhone 5c screen from breaking, which has been a common problem. While not every fall will necessary damage a phone, there is always the chance that it will wind up shattering upon landing. In order to fix this, it is important that you find a way to make sure that the screen is protected from hitting the floor and gashing on any uneven surface. If your phone doesn't break, however, the people over at iMore may be able to help you get an idea on how to put a new screen on. It is very easy to install screen protectors that can significantly extend the lifespan of your iPhone 5c. 

Repairing an iPhone 5c screen
Without phone insurance, a DIY repair may be necessary.  Even if you are familiar with other types of iPhones, the plastic case on the 5c necessitates a different type of assembly. The steps are summarized below:

  • Get your materials together, including a suction cu
  • Turn off your iPhone, and remove the two security screws on the side of the dock connector
  • Take off the assembly display
  • Transfer the Home button assembly to the new display
  • Move the earpiece, camera, and heat shield to the new display
  • Re-assemble the iPhone, and put the security screws back on each side of the dock connector

This should see you through to a new iPhone. In-depth instructions can be accessed at the link provided. While this may seem like a daunting task, it is possible to have your iPhone repaired by sending it into a licensed repair person as well. At iResQ, we don't care what kind of plan you got your iPhone under – we just want to make it work. 

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