What Is The price Of iPhone XS Max Repairs And Is It Worth Fixing?
The Apple iPhone XS Max was released in 2018 alongside smaller siblings the iPhone XS and iPhone XR and a year after iPhone X. However, a larger 6.5-inch screen and an A12 bionic chipset with 4GB of RAM saw this as the premium Apple handset for 2018. A few years have passed since this iPhone hit the market, so is it still worth it to fix an iPhone XS Max? Furthermore, how much do iPhone XS Max repairs cost?
iPhone XS Max screen replacement
The iPhone XS Max had a super retina OLED, HDR 10 screen with Dolby Vision. The glass was scratch resistant, but can be prone to cracking or breaking when dropped on a hard surface. This rings especially true if it hits the ground face down. As a result an iPhone XS Max screen replacement is often needed.
A new screen is by far the most frequent repair we carry out to this phone in our Norwich shop. An iPhone XS Max screen repair is usually called for when the glass is shattered or the touch functionality becomes unusable.
Can iPhone XS Max screen be fixed?
Yes it certainly can. An experienced engineer can fit a new iPhone XS Max screen in as little as 30 minutes or less. As a result a crystal clear display will give the phone a new lease of life.
How much does an iPhone XS Max screen replacement cost?
As a guide, an iPhone XS Max screen replacement cost starts at around £130 for a brand new soft OLED display. The price should include fitting the new screen by a professional iPhone engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly. This is one of the most common iPhone XS Max repairs and the cost or price should reflect this.
iPhone XS Max back glass replacement
After an iPhone XS Max screen replacement another frequent fix in our Norwich repair shop is the back glass.
Like many of its counterparts, the iPhone XS Max featured a glass front and back. Wrapped in corning-made glass gave the XS Max a sleek and shiny look. However, when dropped, the rear glass is equally liable to break as the screen. As a result, an iPhone XS Max back glass replacement is often needed as well.
Can you replace the back of an iPhone XS Max?
Yes we certainly can. We offer iPhone XS Max rear glass replacement in our Norwich shop. We carry a vast number of iPhone XS Max parts in stock. Therefore, we can usually replace the back glass on the same day the handset is seen.
Is it expensive to replace the back of an iPhone XS Max?
While the newer iPhones can be expensive to replace the rear glass, the iPhone XS Max is at an age where this is now a very economical repair. A rear glass replacement should be a relatively cheap iPhone XS Max repair.
How much does an iPhone XS Max back glass replacement cost?
As a guide, an iPhone XS Max back glass replacement cost starts at around £50 in the UK. The price should include fitting the new screen by a professional iPhone engineer. This is to ensure that the job is done correctly.
iPhone XS Max battery replacement
The iPhone XS Max had a very respectable 3174mAH Li-ion battery. This unit had an endurance rating of 79 hours, which was better than the other models in the 2018 range.
The battery does last quite well on the XS Max. However, with the phone released in 2018 we are now seeing increasing numbers in our shop for a battery replacement.
A new battery definitely gives this smartphone a big lease of life. Power hungry apps and video can be a real drain on the battery. Therefore a new battery will afford you more time between having to charge up again.
Is it worth changing the battery on an iPhone XS Max?
Absolutely. A new iPhone XS Max battery replacement will give your smartphone new life. Furthermore, it will increase the price it will fetch if or when you sell the phone.
How to check your battery health
We always carry iPhone XS Max batteries in stock at our Norwich store. Check your battery health using our simple guide or bring it in store and we can run a free diagnostic test on it.
How much does an iPhone XS Max battery replacement cost in the UK?
As a guide, an iPhone XS Max battery replacement cost starts at around £60 in the UK. The price should include fitting the new battery by a professional engineer. iPhone XS Max repairs such as this are relatively straightforward for an experienced installer.
iPhone XS Max charging port replacement
While the iPhone XS Max can be charged wirelessly, having a wired port can help in many situations. However, if the port is loose or damaged then it’ll need to be fixed. An iPhone XS Max Charging Port replacement is usually required as a result.
Can you replace the charging port on an iPhone XS Max?
Yes, a skilled engineer can easily do a charging port replacement. Firstly, a diagnostic test will need to be done. This test will assess whether the port is in need or replacement or if it just requires cleaning. A loose or wobbly port will often need replacing, whereas if there is just dust or debris affecting the port then it can be cleaned.
How much does an iPhone XS Max charging port replacement cost in the UK?
As a guide, an iPhone XS Max charging port replacement cost starts at around £60 in the UK. The price should include fitting the new port by a professional iPhone engineer. Therefore you can ensure a proper job has been done. The work should also come with a good length warranty period.
iPhone XS Max water damage
Water damage can be very bad. Once water enters the handset then it can create no end of problems.
The iPhone XS Max was built with taking it underwater in mind. The phone can last in up to 2 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. However, any damage to the phone casing or screen can let water in.
Where is the water damage indicator?
To see if your iPhone XS Max has water damage you can check the indicator. If you look in the sim card tray slot then there is an indicator. This gauge will turn red if the phone has sustained water damage.
Can a water damaged iPhone XS Max be fixed?
In many cases we can save water damaged iPhone XS Max handsets. The quicker the phone can be seen the better as this improves our chances of success.
What are some signs of water damage?
Firstly, check the water damage indicator in the sim tray. If the iPhone has water damage then the phone may not switch on. Secondly, patches may appear on the display. Thirdly, the camera may appear foggy. Fourthly, the internal components may have corroded. Finally, the phone may not charge.
How much does it cost to fix iPhone XS Max water damage?
We charge a flat £20 fee plus the cost of the replacement parts to fix iPhone XS Max water damage. The reason for this is that until we see the phone and run diagnostic tests, we cannot tell what parts will be needed to restore the phone.
We will provide you with a quote before starting any work so that you can decide whether to proceed with the repairs or not.
Is it worth fixing an iPhone XS Max?
Yes, absolutely. An iPhone XS Max is still a good phone to use which runs iOS17 so has plenty of life in it. Fixing an iPhone XS Max will also increase its value should you wish to sell the handset or trade it in. Therefore you should always consider the bigger picture when deciding whether to get iPhone XS Max repairs or not.
If you need to identify which iPhone model you have our handy guide will help you or we can assist you in-store.
The price for common iPhone XS Max repairs overall
The price of iPhone XS Max repairs are very cheap when compared to many other handsets. Good quality parts can extend the life of the phone and give it plenty more hours of use. Almost every part of the iPhone XS Max can be fixed. Even parts not listed here such as power and volume buttons, the camera, loudspeaker, microphone, logic board, proximity sensor and more.REPAIR IPHONE XS MAX