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Beat's Guide To Getting Your Smashed iPhone Screen Fixed In Melbourne

We’ve all been there. Waking up the next day from a serious bender to an empty wallet and a smashed iPhone screen. Don’t despair, there’s more than enough budget friendly options citywide to get you back double-tapping and swiping right in no time.

 

The Apple Store

 

It’s worth noting that if you take matters into your own hands and go for a third party repair, you can run the risk of voiding the warranty on your iPhone. If peace of mind is what you're after, this is your best bet.

 

Chadstone Shopping Centre, 1341 Dandenong Road. 9038 7500 

 

Le’s Phone Clinic

 

Boasting the cheapest iPhone repairs across the Vic Markets, Le’s Phone Clinic is marked with a large yellow banner to help you find it. With repairs starting at $25, they offer price matching and a money back guarantee alongside fixing audio and charging issues too. Hell, they’ll even jailbreak or unlock an iPhone for you. Le’s Phone Clinic, you truly are the most badass iPhone repairers of them all. Best of all, its market location means you can pick up some corn on the cob and a stack of counterfeit soccer jerseys while you wait.

 

Queen Victoria Markets, corner of Victoria Street and Elizabeth Street. 0422 357 165.  

 

iDropped It

 

For those times when you’ve smashed your iPhone to smithereens after a wild night out but are far too hungover to even contemplate leaving the house, the nice guys at iDropped It will actually come to you free of charge. After one of their mobile repair vans turn up at your door, they’ll fix your phone in just 30 minutes. What a time to be alive.

 

Serving a 35km radius of Melbourne. Check their website for details. 1300 437 677. 

 

MKC Repairs

 

With no appointments required, quality pricing and repairs done within 15 - 30 minutes, it’s hard to go wrong with MKC. They’ll take care of everything from smashed screens, battery replacements, switch repairs and water damage.

 

Head to their website for your closest Melbourne location

 

FixSpot Repair Center

 

FixSpot Repair will take care of every iPhone from models three through to six, as well as being able to fix iPads, iPods and other phone brands as well. If you and some friends all managed to smash your screens, bring them in together for a discount of up to 50 percent.

 

Level 2 Unit 207 / 125 Swanston Street (Century Building), CBD. 0449 057 866.

 

CPRepairs

 

These guys know their way around every generation of iPhone, as well as Samsung and other popular brands. Using precision tools helps them to repair at a higher quality means all jobs come with a three-month guarantee. You can also post your phone to them to be repaired and sent back.

 

89 Bourke Street, Melbourne, CBD. 0435 434 724.

 

iFix Repair

 

For those Northside, iFix Repair has got your back. They’ve been in the repairs game since 1999 and 14 years of experience has seen them take care of over 68,000 customers. They’re also one of the fastest repairers and offer first class data protection to keep your tinder messages in safe hands.

 

48 Sydney Road, Brunswick. 03 8383 1699.

 

Express iRepairs

 

If you’re rocking the suburbs, look no further than Express iRepairs to mend your shattered device. Fast service backed with warranty and a free quote makes this a winner. They also use genuine Apple parts. That ought to keep those nerds at the Apple store happy, right?

 

Express iRepairs, Westfield Doncaster (Ground Level). 0411 626 447.

 

iDoc

 

iDoc were the first repairer to offer a money back guarantee and they now boast a very decent 12 month warranty with all of their repairs. Boasting the most efficient repairs in Australia, they’ve had 15,000 phones through their door nation wide and take online reservations for your convenience. To top it off, if you find a cheaper quote than theirs - they’ll beat it by five percent.

 

1/48 Macfarlan Street, South Yarra. 9867 4292.   

 

BY JAMES DI FABRIZIO

For some of Melbourne's best iPhone repair work, head to MKC Repairs