My iPhone in Horrible condition (Is it in to bad a condition to be repaired)

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iPhoneM0dz, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. iPhoneM0dz macrumors newbie


    Oct 26, 2011
    Wherever I wanna be
    I Found some services on ebay for around 80 bucks to get my broken iPhone repaired to look like new. I was thinking about doing it but i don't know if mine is in to bad a condition for them to fix it.

    Here are some Pics of it

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  2. Gav2k macrumors G3


    Jul 24, 2009
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    Tbh I've repaired ip3/4's etc that have been dropped or run over and providing the logic board is ok there fine. 3GS or 3g's can have a new front and back done for next to nothing these days
  3. MacBpro macrumors member

    Mar 30, 2011
    Chicago, IL
    Anything can be fixed but its all about price. Good luck ...

    to be honest, i think i will happen again.. its not about the phone ... its about you :D... sorry if I have offended....
  4. Stealthipad macrumors 68040


    Apr 30, 2010
    After looking at the previous posts, Welcome to the Forum.:p
  5. BoxerGT2.5 macrumors 68000


    Jun 4, 2008

    Nothing wrong with what I posted. Not sure why it was deleted unless a mod is a public school teacher. :p
  6. ckc macrumors regular

    Nov 13, 2010
    Sorry about your phone, but just had to say that top and t-shirt do not go well together :D
  7. ericrwalker macrumors 68030


    Oct 8, 2008
    Albany, NY
    Did you really censor the other faces in the pictures? What is this, witness protection?
  8. Baggy Spandex macrumors 6502

    Baggy Spandex

    May 23, 2009
    It's a common courtesy.
  9. iPhoneM0dz thread starter macrumors newbie


    Oct 26, 2011
    Wherever I wanna be
    It was the only shirt i could find that morning lol
  10. britboyj macrumors 6502a

    Apr 8, 2009
    $199 and you'll get a brand new handset from the Genius bar.
  11. iPhoneM0dz thread starter macrumors newbie


    Oct 26, 2011
    Wherever I wanna be
    Its Jailbroken

    I Can't cause its jailbroken :(
    and if i unjailbreak it and they can't fix it then i won't be able to re-jailbreak it cause i can't get into dfu without the power button:(

    Its a 3G (not 3GS) and I Don't think that apple still fixes Those ones
  12. zflauaus macrumors 65816

    Nov 19, 2004
    Maybe ask around independent phone shops? Hell, even Craigslist might have people near you repairing iPhones. I know here around St. Louis there are people who advertise that they'll replace the glass (perhaps the back) for a somewhat low price (usually <$100 altogether).
  13. Digidesign macrumors 6502

    Jan 7, 2002
    No problem! You or a shop should be able to fix it.

    I'm in the process of turning my old 3GS from black to white, so I've ordered a few 3GS parts that cost me about $60 to swap out the front glass plate (digitizer), back and bevel along with the mute switch, sim card holder and a new battery. Here's a link to the site where I got replacement parts. For you, 3G Parts

    Good luck
  14. DryEyez macrumors 6502

    Nov 21, 2010
    Simple answer yes. As long as the logic board and hardware inside is all fine, then that is just cosmetics. You can replace the front and back, pretty quick, for next to nothing. Look for some guides on iFixit and buy the parts off eBay, cheap as chips.

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