REPAIR Posts on XDA

Samsung India now shows you the price of spare parts to quickly get repair estimates

For a modern flagship smartphone to be competitive in today's market, it needs to have all the latest features. Be it dual-frequency GNSS or every feature added in Bluetooth 5, there's a lot for manufacturers to consider. This abundance of features can make smartphones difficult to repair as the number of parts increases. More parts mean...

Motorola and iFixit team up to provide official DIY repair parts

Fixing smartphones is getting harder and harder every year. I miss the times when I could just order the screen, take off the back cover of the phone, loosen some screws, disarm the cable, and replace the screen. Now, everything is much more difficult. Most of the flagships today come with aluminum or glass unibodies. Replacing...

iFixit Ranks 2016’s Smartphones in Order of Repairability

Just like we enjoy having full control of the software in our smartphones, some of us at XDA also prefer to do our own device repairs as well. When a new smartphone or tablet gets torn down by iFixit, you typically see us writing about it. Not only is it interesting to us, but we...

OnePlus Customer Service in 2016: How My Faulty Unit was Handled

Despite telling myself I wouldn’t do so, I bought a OnePlus 3 on launch day. For the first time ever with OnePlus, ordering was incredibly easy with no invites or hoops to jump through. In a little over a week I had my new OnePlus 3. Thus far, I share Mario’s positive thoughts on the...