A newly fixed broken iPhone XR in blue colour.

How To Fix A Broken iPhone XR And How Much It Should Cost

The iPhone XR was launched in 2018 along with the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max, a year after iPhone X. The XR was the most affordable of this iPhone trio, but was a stripped down version to provide a more budget friendly option. However, when you have a broken iPhone XR how can you fix it? Furthermore, how much should it cost?

Broken iPhone XR Screen Replacement

The most common repair we see for the iPhone XR is a broken, cracked or shattered screen replacement.

The XR featured Corning-made glass with an aluminium frame. However, a toughened up exterior doesn’t make the handset indestructible or immune from cracked screen. Dropping the handset, especially on to a hard surface still meant for a nervous check if the screen had cracked or not.

Can an iPhone XR screen Be Replaced?

Once the screen has become cracked then the only way to fully repair it is to replace it for a new one. Fortunately, our Apple iPhone repair Norwich shop carries new XR screens in stock. Therefore, we can conduct an iPhone XR screen replacement on the same day that the phone is seen.

Why Should I Repair A Broken iPhone XR Screen?

A broken iPhone XR screen repair should be carried out for three reasons. Firstly, to stop dust, debris and water entering the phone. A cracked or damage screen can allow dirt and other materials to enter the handset, opening it up to further internal damage.

Secondly, a cracked iPhone XR screen can suffer from strange lines appearing or blank spots on the screen. Depending on the degree of the cracking, it can also be difficult to see the display.

Finally, a shattered iPhone XR screen can cause cuts and nicks to your fingers. There it is worth getting a broken iPhone XR screen repair for a new, crystal clear display.

How Long Does An iPhone XR Screen Replacement take?

To change an iPhone XR screen the job takes around 30 minutes, often less. So, your iPhone will be back

How Much Does An iPhone XR Screen Replacement Cost In The UK?

As a guide, an iPhone XR screen replacement cost starts at around £80 for a brand new display. The price should include fitting the new screen by a professional engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly. We always have screens in stock at our iPhone Repair Norwich shop.

A broken iPhone XR screen replacement in our Norwich shop.

iPhone XR Back Glass Replacement

Wrapped in Corning-made glass the iPhone XR featured a sleek back as well. This all-glass exterior made the iPhone XR look shiny and modern. However, dropping the phone also left the rear of the handset open to cracking as well as the screen. So, an iPhone XR back glass replacement could also be needed.

Can You Replace iPhone XR Back Glass?

Yes, an iPhone XR back glass replacement is a straightforward job for a skilled engineer. What’s more, the back glass can be replaced at the same time as the screen.

How Much Does An iPhone XR Back Replacement cost?

An iPhone XR back replacement cost starts at around £50 for a brand new one. The price should include fitting by a professional engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly. We always have iPhone XR back glass replacement in stock at our Norwich shop.

An iPhone XR back replacement to fit new glass cover on the rear of the handset.

iPhone XR Battery Replacement

Featuring a 2942mAh Li-ion battery with wireless charging, the iPhone XR had plenty to power it. However, years of charging and daily use mean that an iPhone XR battery replacement is now needed for many handsets.

How Can I Check iPhone Battery Health?

In order to see the state of your battery you can check its health in “Settings > Battery > Battery Health And Charging”. If the “Maximum Health” of the battery is below 80% then it should be replaced.

Is It Worth Changing An iPhone XR Battery?

A battery with below 80% of its original capacity may start to see performance issues. Furthermore, it will drain much faster and therefore much more frequent charging as a result. What’s more, this can sometimes lead to unexpected shutdowns.

How Much Does An iPhone XR Battery Replacement Cost In The UK?

An iPhone XR battery replacement cost is around £60 for a brand new power unit. The price should include fitting the battery by a professional engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly. A new battery can be fitted in under an hour and should be in stock in our Norwich shop.

A broken iPhone XR charging port replacement now works with a cable.

iPhone XR Charging Port Replacement

The iPhone XR featured wireless charging but also a port. Wired charging, while easy to just plug in, can see the port become loose over time. Constantly inserting and pulling out the cable can see the port move around in its housing. As a result, the port can become wobbly and not always charge when the cable is inserted. Consequently an iPhone XR charging port replacement is needed.

Can the charging port be fixed?

Yes, there are a number of parts that need to be removed to get to the charging port. However, a professional iPhone repair engineer is able to conduct this repair for you.

How Much Does It Cost To Fix An iPhone XR Charging Port In Norwich?

An iPhone XR charging port replacement cost is around £60 for a brand new one. The price should include fitting and testing by a professional engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly. Our Norwich shop can fit a new charging port as we have them in stock.

How To Fix A Broken iPhone XR Overall

The iPhone XR is still a good handset despite being released back in 2018. While the XR may be showing signs of age, there’s nothing that can be fixed or given a new lease of life. A new screen, battery or charging port can all be fitted. Furthermore, parts like volume buttons, camera lenses, microphones, earpieces, logic boards and more can equally be replaced.

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Steven Whitear
Steven Whitear
2024-01-26
Exactly what was needed! Very professional, very quick!
Jonathan Knights
Jonathan Knights
2023-12-18
Good service, they diagnosed there was no fault with my wife's mobile with no repair required. It would have been easy for them to claim the battery needed replacing at a cost but they didn't.
Tracey Gardiner
Tracey Gardiner
2023-11-05
Really quick and reasonable
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