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iphone 6 plus greyed out wifi

This week we received a phone from a customer that had brought it from another shop only 2 months ago fully working and within this time the wifi had stopped working. The iphone 6 plus was in good condition. We tested the device to find that the wifi switch was greyed out and they were … Continue reading iphone 6 plus greyed out wifi

iphone 7 not turning on repair

We recently received an iphone 7 that would not turn on. We plugged it in to charge and got no response from the phone. We then cleaned out the charging port which made no difference. We then cracked it open and connected up to our DC power supply, it turned on and seemed to work … Continue reading iphone 7 not turning on repair

iPhone 6s overheated and turned off no power repair

We had a customer in this week with an iphone 6s that had gotten very hot and stopped working. We connected to our ammeter and found that it was not charging at all. After this we opened it up and connected to our dc power supply, there was no amp draw even when we pressed … Continue reading iPhone 6s overheated and turned off no power repair

ipad air no power, previous repair attempt put right

This week we have had an ipad Air 1 arrive that has had a previous repair attempt for no power. For all repairers any previous repair attempts are usually much more difficult to solve as you never know what the previous repairer may have done to the device. Whether they have overheated components causing bridging … Continue reading ipad air no power, previous repair attempt put right

common iphone not charging fault

There is a very common issue across many apple devices, from iphone 5s up to the 8 and ipad mini through to the ipad 6 2018 which is the dreaded not charging, fake charging or rapid battery drain issues. These are all commonly caused by a faulty/damaged Tristar charging IC and in some models the … Continue reading common iphone not charging fault

Macbook pro 2010 backlight repair

This week we received a macbook pro 15” 2010 from a regular customer of ours. It was sent in for a backlight repair after water damage. Our customer has already cleaned the board but this has not resolved the issue. When we received the device firstly we make sure that it boots and shows a … Continue reading Macbook pro 2010 backlight repair

iPad 5 DIY screen repair gone wrong

We have spent some time over the last week working on an ipad 5 that someone attempted to replace the screen on themselves. Unfortunately this repair was with us about a week to get it back to its full glory. It was brought in as after replacing the screen it would not power on. We … Continue reading iPad 5 DIY screen repair gone wrong

Iphone 7 audio IC

There is a very common fault in the iPhone 7 family called audio disease or audio ic failure. This issue usually starts with a phone taking a very long time to boot (sometimes 5 minutes) and intermittent problems with hearing people and people hearing you on the phone. As the fault develops further the speaker … Continue reading Iphone 7 audio IC

iPad Air 1 half backlight repair

Recently we had an iPad Air 1 in with backlight problems after a regular customer had replaced someones digitizer. This is a very common fault if the LCD is disconnected whilst the screen is on, and is usually caused by a blown filter. We see this fault, amongst other backlight issues on idevices on a … Continue reading iPad Air 1 half backlight repair