What To Do If Your IPhone Gets Damaged

When handling your mobile phone there are several risks that can occur to cause damage to your phone. IPhones are no exception to damages.

There are different kinds of damages that IPhone owners experience and this include a cracked screen, damage of home button, scratches on the backing and water damages.


Cracked Screen


This is one of the most common forms of damage that IPhones users get to experience. When IPhone was created, they didn’t carefully consider the screen strength., they probably didn’t foresee the challenge. However, the more recent IPhones coming out have been well packed to come with a better screen that can withstand day-to-day phone drop.

When your IPhone screen is damaged, you need to take it to a repair shop to fix a new one between $150 to $250.



This is common but not a serious damage to your IPhone.  Scratches on your IPhone don’t affect the functionality of your mobile phone.  Although a scratched screen makes it look less appealing to the eyes.  Click here if that has happened to you.

This can easily fixed by either a complete change of screen or using a screen protector.


Damaged Button


There have been complains by owners of IPhone that after using it for some time the Home button either becomes damaged or stuck. Most times, the stocked home button is as a result of pressing it too hard or touching it with a soiled thumb. This can be fixed when you take it to a phone repair shop.

Water Damage


Water damage is the most common and major damage that occurs mostly as a result of carelessness of the phone owner. Some people make mistakes of dropping their IPhone in the toilets or accidentally spilling beverage on it.

Here is what you should do when you IPhone is damaged as a result of Water.


  • The first thing you need to do is to quickly remove the phone from water.
  • Quickly turn off the power button by pressing and holding the power button, and then slide it to the top of the screen when prompted. The earlier you can turn it off, the better your chances of recovering you IPhnoe.
  • The next thing to do is to get the case off the phone if it is cased, and remove your sim card and memory card. This actually reduces the stress on the phone.
  • Once your sim is removed, try cleaning it an absorbent material gently. This removes the moisture fro every part of the phone.
  • Dry up the phone by placing it in a warm location when air can penetrate and dry up the different part that has been affected by water. Remove the battery if you can while drying.
  • You will need to wait for at least 48 hours into 72 hours just to make sure that every component inside of the phone is drained of water.

Water damage is one of the most common and major damage common with phones and if you are fast enough to go through the procedures, you might just get a free check on your phone.