For many people, their iPhone® is one of their most valuable possessions. This is not just because of the device’s monetary value but also because of its usefulness. An iPhone not only makes phone calls, but it can help you manage your schedule, send instant messages and emails, take high-resolution photos, and play movies and video games. Unfortunately, many people mishandle the device, causing damage that might require iPhone repair. Here’s a list of common iPhone mishaps and how to prevent them.
3 Common Causes of iPhone Damage
An iPhone device’s glass and metal design make it sleek and aesthetically beautiful, but it’s also susceptible to falling out of your hand or pocket. Dropping the device might crack the glass display, which could injure you or make the unit inoperable. To avoid this problem, invest in a phone casing made from plastic or rubber to improve your grip and cushion the device if you drop it.
2. Liquid Spills
Though most iPhone devices are water-resistant, they are not usually waterproof. As such, avoid using your iPhone in swimming pools or bathtubs. Also, remember to take the device out of your pocket before putting clothes in the wash, and though it’s enjoyable to watch videos or play your favorite game while dining, avoid resting the phone on a table next to beverages. Liquids, such as coffee and soda, could spill and short-circuit the device’s electronic components.
3. Improper Charging
There’s a misconception that leaving your phone to charge overnight will overload the battery and damage it, but modern lithium-ion batteries don’t have this problem. What you shouldn’t do, however, is allow the battery to lose charge completely. Repeatedly making this mistake will cause its charge capacity to diminish over time. Unlike other smartphones, you won’t be able to change the battery on your own or doing so could forfeit your warranty. If your battery needs to be replaced, it’s best to have an authorized iPhone repair specialist do the job for you.
If you need your iPhone repaired, contact Experimac Clearwater in Pinellas County, FL. Their technicians are experts at iPhone repair, and they also fix and sell Apple® devices, like Macbook® laptops and iPad® tablets. Call (727) 281-2282 to speak with a friendly representative, or visit their website to find out more about their repair services and upgrade options.