On average, iPhone screen repairs cost $220. If you have a warranty, prices start at $29 but can increase to $329 if you don't have one. Ultimately, your costs will depend on the type of phone you have, the severity of the damage and more.
iPhone screen repair cost:
|National average cost||$220|
At some point, almost every iPhone user will drop their phone and break the device’s screen. This kind of accidental damage is a relatively inexpensive fix if you have a warranty. However, if it’s no longer covered by an Apple warranty, Apple’s fees increase significantly.
Here's a look at how much professionals charge to fix cracked iPhone screens, and how you can get cost estimates from technicians near you.
What's in this cost guide?
- How much are Apple iPhone screen repairs?
- iPhone screen repair cost breakdown
- iPhone screen repair prices from third parties
- Additional cost factors
- How to hire someone to fix your iPhone
- Find an iPhone repair technician near you
Apple charges anywhere from $149-$599 for additional repairs and issues, such as accidental damage.
Another repair option is having a third-party service provide fix your cracked iPhone. Third-party vendors, such as Staymobile in Columbia, South Carolina, may charge less and usually have a faster turnaround time. iPhixShop LLC iPhone & iPad Repair, Accessories says most repairs take less than 30 minutes. Mobile iPhone repair services will also travel to you for the repair, which can save you time.
The cost of screen repair or replacement depends on the model. Next Tech Solutions LLC in Stonington, Connecticut, can provide screen replacements and repairs service. They service iPhone models 5 through models X, iPad and other Android phones including Samsung and LG. You can check their fees below:
- iPhone 5/5c: $70
- iPhone 6/5s: $80
- iPhone 7/6s: $90
- iPhone 6 Plus: $100
- iPhone 8/7 Plus: $120
- iPhone 8 Plus: $140
- iPhone X: $270
In contrast, iPhixShop LLC iPhone & iPad Repair, Accessories services iPhone models 4 through iPhone XR and had a March 2019 promotion of:
- iPhone XR: $235 +tax
- iPhone Xs: $245 +tax
- iPhone X: $225 +tax
- iPhone 8: $95 +tax
- iPhone 8 Plus: $95 +tax
- iPhone 7 Plus: $90 +tax
- iPhone 7: $90 +tax
- iPhone 6s Plus: $84 +tax
- iPhone 6s: $74 +tax
- iPhone 6 Plus: $74 +tax
- iPhone 6: $64 +tax
- iPhone 5s/SE: $60 +tax
- iPhone 5/5c: $60 +tax
- iPhone 4/4s: $45 +tax
Similarly, Break & Fix’s screen replacement fees range from $70 for iPhone 5 and SE models to $125 for the iPhone 7 Plus.
You can easily hire an iPhone repair professional by following these steps:
1. Get cost estimates from Apple and third-party technicians.
To get the best value for your buck, compare prices from both Apple and third-party services. Reach out to several technicians, and let them know the model of your iPhone, if you have a warranty and the severity of the damage.
2. Check the customer reviews.
Make sure you hire a technician who has mostly favorable reviews, and find out if they have a track record of making broken iPhones look good as new.
3. Look at before-and-after photos.
In addition to reading the client testimonials, look for photos (posted by the technician or past customers) of iPhones the technicians have repaired so you can gauge their craftsmanship.
Have more questions about iPhone repairs that include broken and shattered screens (e.g., iPhone battery replacement, home button damage)? Contact an iPhone repair technician near you on Thumbtack. Thumbtack can help you find the right pro by matching your request with local pros.
Thumbtack Pro, SmartPhone Medic, shares a bit more in this video about one of the first iPhone 4 screen replacements: