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  1. iOS 11.3.1 Fixes Third-Party Screen Repairs Made iPhone 8 Touchscreens Stop Working

    Apple has released iOS 11.3.1, which includes what the tech giant says is a fix for an issue where people who used third-party repair services to replace their displays had their devices become unresponsive.

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  2. The New iOS Update Killed Touch Functionality on iPhone 8 Repaired With Aftermarket Screens

    iPhone 8 devices that worked fine prior to the iOS 11.3 update have suddenly stopped working.

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  3. iPhone 7 Common Mainboard Repair Fault

    The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7+ have been plagued by a slow boot problem, usually after a screen repair. There are a list of culprits that could cause this problem. It seems as though after the iOS 11 update, the software checks all of the major hardware on the iPhone and if there is a problem detected, then the phone goes into a very sluggish state, taking forever to boot and when it does boot up to the home screen, the phone sometimes freezes.

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  4. Your Old iPhone Feels So Damn Slow Explanation Why

    For years, people have complained about declining performance in their ageing iPhones, an issue that's commonly attributed to Apple's software updates. Something beyond a rumour percolated just last week, when a Reddit thread suggested that the cause for the slow performance could be due to Apple throttling phones with degraded batteries.

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  5. iPhone 6S Plus No Touch After Screen Repair

    Another common problem that we’ve been seeing is no touch on an iPhone 6S Plus after a screen repair.  The screen works, the phone vibrates, everything else looks like it works fine, but the touch doesn’t work.

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  6. iPhone Water Damage Repair

    So, you have a water damaged iPhone and you either want to get it working or get the photos off of the iphone. You want to find found is it worth to repair? How to repair? Here are some of the steps to fix water damaged phone, If we can not fix your device there is no charge, free quotes for all mobile phone repairs.

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  7. Apple warranty guide shows what it will and won't repair

    It's pretty tough for individuals and even third-party shops to repair Apple products, and often hard to predict whether Apple itself will repair, decline to fix or replace a busted iPhone. However, Business Insider has unearthed a 22-page "Visual/Mechanical Inspection Guide," or VMI, that shows what qualifies as an "eligible repair." It's reportedly used to conduct a physical damage inspection and assess cost, "basically half the training for iPhone techs," an anonymous Genius told BI.

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  8. Apple releases iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus RED Special Edition

    APPLE has launched its new iPhone in a shade of brilliant red to raise money for AIDS. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus come in a vibrant red aluminium finish — first made famous in the iPod mini and Nano. Proceeds will be put toward providing access to lifesaving ARV medication in sub-Saharan Africa, through charity RED, The Sun reports.

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  9. Apple iPhone Screens: OEM vs Generic

    Have you ever been confused by different qualities of iPhone LCD screens such as OEM, non OEM, after market, original refurbished, copy touch,  screen on the market and do not know how to choose the right one? We are going to look at differences quality screen between Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM) screen and a generic copy screen.

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  10. Third-party iPhone screen repairs no longer void warranty, Apple says

    iPhones that have undergone any third-party screen repair now qualify for warranty coverage, as long as the issue being fixed does not relate to the display itself, according to an internal memo distributed by Apple today. MacRumors confirmed the memo's authenticity with multiple sources. 

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