How Can I fix My iPhone 8 Plus And How Much Should It Cost?
The iPhone 8 Plus is the bigger sibling to the iPhone 8 with a much larger screen and battery. Released in 2017 the phone is still readily in use. However, many are in need of repair. So, how can you fix an iPhone 8 Plus and how much should the repair cost?
Should I still use an iPhone 8 Plus?
The iPhone 8 Plus still has a fair bit of life in it. The phone can still run iOS 16 and although it won’t be included in the range of iPhones that can run iOS 17 and beyond, it still has the processing power to handle many of the popular apps.
iPhone 8 Plus owners shouldn’t be put off from getting a repair as there are several benefits. Firstly, the phone can be given a new lease of life with parts such as a new screen, battery or home button. Secondly, a fully repaired and operating phone can be sold for a higher price. Therefore, the phone will have a better trade in or resale value if you want to switch to a newer handset.
How to fix an iPhone 8 Plus screen
With a larger 5.5 inch screen, the iPhone 8 Plus is quite heavy, weighing in at 202 grams in total. The extra weight can mean that it is easier to drop. As a result a cracked iPhone 8 Plus screen is usually the outcome if it falls on it’s face.
Getting an iPhone 8 Plus screen replacement is easy and very affordable. Our iPhone 8 Plus Norwich repair shop fits both standard new screens and genuine refurbished displays. The process to fit a new screen is quick with most jobs taking under 30 minutes. What’s more, we carry almost every iPhone screen in stock.
How much does it cost to replace an iPhone 8 Plus screen in the UK?
An iPhone 8 Plus screen replacement cost starts at around £75 in the UK. This price is for a standard screen. If you require an iPhone 8 Plus screen repair with an Apple genuine refurbished display then the price is a round £95 including fitting by a professional engineer. This ensures that the job is done correctly.
Is it worth replacing an iPhone 8 Plus screen?
Absolutely. An iPhone 8 Plus screen replacement provides longevity and life to the phone. What’s more, it increases the resale value, as the iPhone will have a crystal clear display. Furthermore, a cracked or broken iPhone 8 Plus screen can allow dust and debris in to the phone. As a result, internal damage can be caused to the logic board and other internal parts. Finally, a severely broken screen can cause cuts to your fingers due to sharp glass fragments.
Therefore, a change iPhone 8 Plus screen repair is definitely recommended if you are wondering if it is worth replacing or not.
How to fix iPhone 8 back glass
The iPhone 8 Plus was one of the first handsets to get back glass. Apple had previously used aluminium before the arrival of its 8th generation of iPhones. Wrapping the handset in a full glass body and back gave the iPhone 8 Plus a unique and glossy look. However, it also meant that both the screen and back glass could get broken, smashed or cracked when dropped.
Can iPhone 8 Plus back glass be replaced?
Replacing iPhone 8 Plus back glass is possible. However, a professional should conduct the iPhone back glass replacement. This ensures that the case is fitted correctly to maintain water and dust resistance of the iPhone.
How much does an iPhone 8 back replacement cost in the UK?
An iPhone 8 back replacement cost starts at around £50 in the UK for a brand new rear case. The price should include fitting by a professional engineer.
iPhone 8 Plus battery replacement
A 2691mAh battery ensured that the iPhone 8 Plus had plenty of juice to power the handset. However, with the phone now ageing, battery life is often a concern. Therefore an iPhone 8 Plus battery replacement is a frequent repair that we conduct in our Norwich shop.
Should I replace an iPhone 8 Plus battery?
If your iPhone 8 Plus battery is draining much faster than it used to then check its health. You can do this by looking at the “Settings > Battery > Battery Health And Charging” menu. This section will show you the “Maximum Capacity” of the battery. If the capacity is below 80% then the battery will require changing.
An iPhone 8 Plus battery replacement is a fairly quick and easy job to carry out. The whole process to fit a new battery is usually done within an hour or so.
How much does an iPhone 8 Plus battery replacement cost in the UK?
An iPhone 8 Plus battery replacement cost starts at around £50 in the UK. The price should include fitting by a specialist engineer.
How about if your iPhone 8 Plus charging is not working?
If your iPhone 8 Plus charging port is not working then it could require either cleaning or replacing.
If the charging port fails to work then it could just require cleaning. Dust and debris can often get in to the port and stop it from working and charging the iPhone. However, if the charging port is loose or wobbles then there’s a good chance that it needs to be replaced. An iPhone 8 Plus charging port replacement can be conducted by a specialist engineer.
How much does an iPhone 8 Plus charging port replacement cost?
An iPhone 8 Plus charging port replacement cost starts at around £45 in the UK. The price should include a brand new charging port and fitting by a professional engineer.
How to fix iPhone 8 Plus home button not working
The iPhone 8 Plus was the last Apple handset to be fitted with a home button. This button was the central method to functioning the phone. What’s more the home button also doubled up as the fingerprint scanner. Security and access to the phone was therefore linked to the button, making it doubly important.
So, if you had an iPhone 8 Plus home button not working it could hamper your use and access to the handset. However, fixing an iPhone 8 Plus home button is a straightforward job for an iPhone repair specialist, especially our Norwich shop.
How much does an iPhone 8 Plus home button replacement cost in the UK?
An iPhone 8 Plus home button replacement cost starts at around £75 in the UK. The price should include a new home button that is fully functioning by a specialist engineer.
Where to get an iPhone 8 Plus fixed?
Our Apple iPhone repair Norwich team have completed thousands of jobs and are certainly ready to help.
We are one of the most popular iPhone repair Norwich shops with many happy customers. Alternatively, book online through our website and choose whether to pop in to our shop, use our postal or collection services.
Is it worth fixing an iPhone 8 Plus conclusion
The iPhone 8 Plus is still a good handset for many users. What’s more, the cost of repairs and parts are very affordable. Furthermore, repairs will increase the value should you wish to sell the phone or trade it in for a newer version.
Conducting iPhone 8 Plus repairs is quite straightforward for our Norwich repair shop. We regularly work on this phone and our skilled technicians repair all parts. Therefore, we can fix much more than screens, batteries, home buttons or charging ports. We also fix iPhone 8 Plus water damage, repair the logic board, microphone, loudspeaker, earpiece, front and rear cameras, volume, power buttons and much more. See our dedicated iPhone 8 Plus repair page for prices and parts that we fix.
So, if you are looking for an answer to the question if whether it is still worth fixing an iPhone 8 Plus then we can highly recommend mending this handset. The repair costs are very affordable and will extend the life and resale value of the phone.REPAIR IPHONE 8 PLUS