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For to buy a new phone today as my other one stopped working last night

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BrianMcFaddenfan07
BrianMcFaddenfan07 Community member Posts: 262 Pioneering
I'd only had my phone just over 7 months and it decided to stop working. Now I'm hoping to be able to get a decent-ish one for now though that'll do me until my fiance gets his wages from work next month.
Unfortunately the shop where I bought my phone from won't be able to do anything with it as the back is smashed as I'd accidentally dropped it on a cobbled stone path a few months ago and it was still working fine as it was the back that had hit the ground.
My fiance discovered last night that part of the screen on one side is coming away from the phone.

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  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Up's @BrianMcFaddenfan07 think we've all done things like that darling, expensive accident. 
    When you get your next phone see if you can get a good cover for it, the one's that help protect the phone. x
  • BrianMcFaddenfan07
    BrianMcFaddenfan07 Community member Posts: 262 Pioneering
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    I had to buy a case for it after I dropped it as there's lil 
    sharp bits on it.
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Ha ha yep, try using the case before you drop it @BrianMcFaddenfan07
    Have a good day looking for your new phone darling x
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,310 Disability Gamechanger
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    A screen protector is also advised as well as a case and then you're protecting the back and the screen, if you drop it.
    I have an iphone 13 pro max which is quite large and heavy, i've dropped it so many times since i've had it. Thank goodness i have both of the above, otherwise i wouldn't have a phone left by now.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,507 Disability Gamechanger
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    Even if the shop you got it from isn't able to fix it, another repair shop might be able to @BrianMcFaddenfan07. Have you asked around for some quotes? 

    That being said, it can sometimes be more expensive to get the phone fixed than to get another one!

    I'd definitely echo the advice to get a case. Especially a shock-absorbent one. 
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