Month: August 2014

Always back up that iPhone

Whether you're using an IPhone 4 or 5c, it's crucial that you back up the device frequently, because you never know when you'll land in a situation where the data on your phone could be thrown in jeopardy. This happened to a Pennsylvania customer of ours recently when his wife accidentally dropped the phone in…

What to do when an iPhone 5c lightning port isn’t charging

An iPhone 5c lightning port connector not charging can be a very difficult issue to deal with for Apple users. This frustrating yet sadly common problem is possible to fix at home, but some circumstances might require that you get it fixed by a professional. If you're going to fix it at home, make sure…

Some iPhone 5 repairs that should not be carried out in your home

Here at iResQ, we can't tell you how many repair requests we get from customers that involve do-it-yourself projects gone awry. Sure, it may be tempting to attempt a self-repair of your device, but more often than not it will create new problems instead of solving existing ones. Here are repairs for which you'll want…

Even more iPhone 5c battery life tips

Perhaps you thought that the iPhone 5c battery life tips ended with a post we did a few weeks ago. But that's not the case – in fact, we could probably come up with enough tips to fill a small book. But since we don't have a book contract right now, we'll settle for a…

Common iPhone 5c problems that may require a professional

There are a number of different iPhone 5c problems that may cause issues that are close to impossible for a home user to repair. If you or someone you know is having trouble with their iPhone 5c, it may be necessary to work with a technician to repair the product. The following list of issues…

Troubleshooting some common iPhone 5c issues

If you're like any other technology user out there, then you've run into some problems with devices in the past. It's just about guaranteed that at some point (or several points) in your technology-using life you'll run into issues that don't seem to have an immediate solution. These situations can certainly be aggravating, particularly when…

Avoiding an iPhone 5c screen replacement cost

An iPhone 5c screen replacement cost can put quite the dent in your pocketbook. Therefore, it helps to practice the kind of smartphone screen maintenance that will prevent you from ever landing in that situation. Here are some tips: Get a protective case. This is far and away the most important tip, and shouldn't be ignored by…

Situations you don’t want to get into with your iPhone 5

What's the only thing more exciting than the iPhone 5? In our mind, nothing! However, every once in a while people get too carried away by the joy of having an iPhone 5 and can find themselves suddenly needing the services of a cell phone repair shop. So we thought we'd put together a list of…

How to Fix a Broken iPad – Customer Story

I was pretty shocked when we broke the screen on our iPad 2, but luckily we already had a plan in place for repairing it. My Story on How to Fix a Broken iPad Just prior to this incident our tablet’s Wi-Fi had stopped working, so we had immediately jumped onto Amazon to search for…
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Be careful with your iPhone 5! Some cautionary tales

The iPhone 5 is a great device – so great, in fact, that we don't blame you for wanting to take it everywhere. After all, is there one function the machine can't carry out? However, it's important to be mindful of your iPhone's well-being, since, like all tech products, the phone is susceptible to wear…