As of 2015, mobile and electronic repair companies such as uBreakiFix and Dr Phone Fix repair cellphones. Consumers who are in need of cellphone repair can also go to a retail store that offers repair services such as Apple.
UBreakiFix can repair electronic devices including iPhones with cracked screens, cellphones with water damage and broken charge ports. In addition to fixing smartphones, the company offers repair services for tablets, computers, iPods and game consoles.
Dr Phone Fix has more than 20 stores in the United States with employees trained to fix a variety of cellphones such as iPhones, Samsungs, HTCs and BlackBerries. Trained employees carefully dismantle the devices, test the device, assess repair needs and put the device back together. Dr Phone Fix also offers diagnostic check services that test water damage as well as the device's functions. Customers can also receive services for power button and screen replacements.
Apple offers its iPhone customers phone repair services such as screen repair. Customers have the option to schedule an in-person appointment or send in the mobile phone by mail. The repair cost depends on the overall damage assessment, as well as whether the phone is under warranty or the Apple Care+ plan.