Now Repairing iPhone XS, iPhone X and iPhone XR - Cracked Screens Batteries and More

Now Repairing iPhone XS, iPhone X and iPhone XR - Cracked Screens Batteries and More

Apple Certified iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XR Repair

San Diego Mac Repair is proud to offer cracked screen, LCD, digitizer, battery repairs and logic board repairs for iPhone X, iPhone XS and iPhone XR. Bring your iPhone to an Apple Certified Mac Technician with over 10 years of experience and a former Genius.

Call For availability. Limited stock for all parts. Most repairs are done in minutes. No appointment required. Call Today!

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How to choose an iPhone repair shop

How to choose an iPhone repair shop

Choosing an iPhone repair shop

There are tons of options to repair your iPhone screen these days. From Google search you will be pages and pages of businesses that promise to fix your iPhone screen for a very low price or they come to you. In this post I will explain and breakdown how to choose an iPhone repair shop and the insider knowledge I have of this business that I have been in for over 9 years.

Check how long the business has been around. Chances are if the iPhone repair shop has been in business for over 3-4 years they have been through several suppliers of parts and are hopefully using good quality parts. In the beginning many repair shops will use whatever screens are cheap and justify their lower prices. I started getting contacted by suppliers that offered original quality parts shortly after opening and have used them ever since.

Check for any certifications or credentials. Does the technician hold any certifications or any professional training. I was certified through Apple when I was a Genius in Cupertino. It seems many shop owners are training people on the fly to fix iPhone screens or learning on customers devices as they go. If you see or hear of any practices like this I would walk away from that shop. San Diego Mac Repair has been Apple Certified for a number of years and prior to that has been repairing iPhones iPads and Macs.

If it sounds too good to be true it probably is. You will no doubt see screen repairs for $50 for iPhone 6 and so on on Google Amazon and other platforms. You get what you pay for. These are the fake copy parts on the market that can damage the backlight IC chip of your iPhone, have touch delay, and crack easier. San Diego Mac Repair only uses original quality parts in every repair. For a more detailed explanation see our page on how to spot a fake iPhone screen.

Integrity from the business owner. This type of industry usually runs best when the owner or manager is around the business a lot. If something does go wrong who has the final word of what the next steps are. San Diego Mac Repair has a policy if we damage a device we will replace the unit no questions ask. We have heard stories about customers taking their device to kiosks at the mall to get their device worked on to only get it back in non operational condition. Some owners well sorry take it to Apple. San Diego Mac Repairs owners are the technicians and family run. You will find Yanira and Victor at the store daily or out in the Sprinter doing repairs.

Quality parts. Tying back into earlier about it being too good to be true. Our iPhone screen partners are the manufacturers of these parts and we aren't going through multiple mediators to get the parts. You are getting original quality parts for the lowest price possible. Years of relationships have produced the original quality parts you deserve in your iPhone screen repair. San Diego Mac Repair will not offer aftermarket parts in any repair.

Check references or speak directly to the manager or business owner. If your uncertain about getting your iPhone screen repaired for fear of aftermarket parts being used, speak to the manager or owner of the shop and tell them to be honest about the parts they use. If their Yelp reviews are good and they are responsive, chances are they will speak to you about your concerns and help you make an informed decision. San Diego Mac Repair is never pushy with our clients. We let our customers decide if we are the right fit for them. If you are a company that has multiple iPhones iPads or Macs and need services, it is a good idea to get a reference to make sure the company can deliver as promised.

Bring your iPhone to San Diego Mac Repair or We Come To You! If you are in the San Diego area and need an iPhone screen repair, LCD Repair, water damage repair, battery replacement or any iPad or Mac repair give us a call at (858) 375-9757. Our repair shop is located at 7734 Herschel Avenue #J La Jolla, CA 92037.

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San Diego Mac Repair is now Mobile! Look for us around La Jolla

San Diego Mac Repair is now Mobile! Look for us around La Jolla

La Jolla Mobile iPhone iPad Mac Ring Doorbell Service

San Diego Mac Repair has launched a new service in the La Jolla area that aims to make it easy for you to stay connected. San Diego Mac Repair has a mobile repair shop and office that will come to you. That's right, an office inside the sprinter that will come to you and that is Apple Certified.

How does it work? Call 858-375-9757 to speak to us and schedule an appointment. We can do hourly support for your home or business or do a repair such as an iPhone cracked screen, iPad screen repair, or Mac repair.

When can you come? Due to availability we usually require an appointment be made 24-48 hours prior. Emergency services can be made if available at a higher cost. 

What items can we resolve? San Diego Mac Repair is well versed in many technological issues that are not just limited to iPhone iPad and Mac Repairs. For example, we can improve your weak wifi signal by installing a WiFi mesh network. Other common requests are wireless printer setup, data migration pc to Mac or Mac to Mac, Mac training, Ring doorbell installation, Ring spotlight installation, Arlo installation, family sharing iCloud, parental controls for iPhone iPad Mac iCloud, and many more. Call now below!

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How to spot a spot a fake iPhone screen vs original quality

How to spot a spot a fake iPhone screen vs original quality

How to spot a spot a fake iPhone screen vs original quality

What is a fake iPhone screen and original quality?

Believe it or not, more than 70% of the iPhone screens being used by iPhone repair shops around the globe are using copy glass and aftermarket LCD to repair your expensive iPhone. This number can increase based on supply and demand in certain markets from what we have seen. What is a fake iPhone screen? If you look at the picture above, you can obviously see the difference in color from each display. Our display on the right is an original quality panel, look at your iPhone and see how the black is one unit. The fake iPhone screen on the left has an obvious "window" inside and is more apparent at an angle. The fake iPhone screen usually breaks much easier than original quality screens due to the cheap materials used in these screens. 

Why do some repair shops use fake iPhone screens?

Cost. Many repair shop owners are using the fake iPhone screen and pass them off as original quality. The trained eye can spot it a mile away but the average user may not notice much of a difference and not likely to return to complain for fear of embarrassment. These fake iPhone screen can cost as little $9 and being sold as a repair for as much as $150. Unless the technician and owner of the business is completely clueless, they are fully aware of the copy vs original quality panels that are available from suppliers. Original quality displays sometimes cost twice as much as the copy. San Diego Mac Repair promises you only original quality screens for every iPhone screen repair we do. It is important to us that your iPhone is working as Apple intended.

Why not use a fake iPhone screen? Aren't they the same?

Compare the white screen of each iPhone screen below

The difference is mind blowing. See how purple/blue/pink the top image looks? This is what you can expect from a fake iPhone screen. Many of the ones sold on Amazon or eBay look exactly like this. It all comes down to cost for many shops and sellers. Also the aftermarket screen looks like an old tv from the 90's. If you look really closely on an aftermarket screen it is not retina. You can see pixels and it looks awful. Original displays will always be retina and bright white like the one in the image below. This is the exact same iPhone 6 before and after repair. 

Below is an image of an iPhone 6 that was "repaired" by an iPhone repair shop nearby about 6 months. Another huge concern for aftermarket screens are the use of hot glues to bond the frame to the glass. This is a big concern because the heat of the battery and wear and tear can cause the glue to melt. Hot glue has a melting point and then your display pops out just like the image. San Diego Mac Repair uses original quality displays with cold glue that is pressed in a special machine for extra durability and strength. 

 

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