iPhone Screen
1.1 iPhone Screen Won't Work
1.2 iPhone Lock Screen
1.3 Cracked iPhone Screen
1.4 Broken iPhone Screen
1.5 iPhone Black Screen
1.6 iPhone Blue Screen
1.7 iPhone White Screen
1.8 iPhone Red Screen

Efficient Ways to Fix Broken Screen for your iPhone X/8/7/6

iPhone screen is broken, how to fix it?

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iPhone screen is broken, which is unfortunate and common in daily life, so repairing or replacing a broken screen will be necessary. In this tutorial, we will share several tips for you to fix your broken iPhone screen.

Part 1. Replace broken screen from Apple Store

No matter when you are in or out of warranty of iPhone, you are required to need to pay the money to replace the broken screen, if your iPhone are accidental damage by yourself, not from iPhone itself.

However, if you are in UK, then you are fortunate to benefit from AppleCare+ protection. Apple will provide UK users hardware coverage, including up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to an excess fee of £25 for screen damage, or £79 for any other damage.


If you are not in UK, then you could refer to the following list to check the broken iPhone screen replacement costs:

iPhone model Screen repair only cost Other damage repair cost
iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus
$169 $399
iPhone 8
iPhone 7
$149 $349
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
$149 $329
iPhone 6s
iPhone 6
$129 $299
iPhone SE $129 $269
iPhone 5s
iPhone 5c
iphone 5
$129 $269
iPhone 4S See other damage fee $199
iPhone 4 See other damage fee $149
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
See other damage fee $149

The repair time will be about one week to fix a broken screen iPhone.

Part 2. Fix cracked screen from street repair store

You can search your nearby repair store to find the iPhone screen fixing place. Then contact them for consulting the price. Commonly the price of retailer repair store will be cheaper, and the waiting time will be shorter. But you also need to pay attention to the repair result, because no one can guarantee the screen quality is the same as the original iPhone.

Part 3. How to unlock broken screen iPhone with an external keyboard

If you think fixing a broken screen iPhone is very expensive, and you just want to extract data from it and buy a new iPhone 7, then you could get an external keyboard to help you.

Here we will take keyboard with lightning connector for example.

You can buy this keyboard or other external board with lightning connector from eBay or Amazon. Here Griffin board only costs $39.95.

External Keyboard

What you need to do is to connect the keyboard to your iPhone lightning connector, and then hit any key on the external keyboard to summon the lock screen, and then enter the password to unlock the broken screen iPhone.

In this way, you could easily unlock the screen broken iPhone and then use it freely before you give it up.

Part 4. How to extract data from broken iPhone

If you want to extract data from broken screen iPhone, then you could follow the three ways in as below:

Note: These three ways are based on the part 3 where you have unlocked your broken screen iPhone.

Restore data from iTunes backup

If you did make iPhone backup to iTunes, then here you could recover data files from iTunes backup.

Restore iPhone from iTunes

Retrieve data from iCloud backup

If you do not make iPhone backup to iTunes, but you did back up iPhone to iCloud, then here you could also restore iPhone from iCloud backup.

Recover data from broken iPhone directly

Here, if you did not make any backup before, then here you could extract data from your broken screen iPhone directly with FoneLab.

Step 1 Download FoneLab, install and run it on your computer. Meanwhile you need to connect your unlocked iPhone to computer with USB cable.

Step 2 Click "Recover from iOS Device" > "Start Scan" to scan your iPhone. Wait seconds, all your iPhone data will be displayed in the interface.

Step 3 Click the data category on the left sidebar, and view the detailed data on the right side, checkmark the data, and then click "Recover" to extract data from broken screen iPhone to computer.

Recover iPhone Data

If your iPhone is not broken screen but frozen, then read this post to help you fix frozen iPhone.

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May 28, 2018 10:27 / Updated by to Fix iOS Problems, Recover iOS Data

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