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    Default Tragic accident to my iphone
    Hi -

    I hate for my very first post to be about something so horrible. It seems that I had my iphone 16G 3G in my coat pocket and I accidentally slammed the car door on it..At the time I just thought that it was the seat belt but my heart sank when I tried to make a phone call and my iphone wouldn't turn on. I tried hooking it up to my computer and it won't recognize it or even charge. I can't believe that the screen didn't crack or anything. I'm pretty sure this is a hardware problem. I actually opened the damn thing up correctly but now I'm stuck. Do you think that I can save my iphone? What should I do now? What should I check? Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

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    Welcome to MMi,
    Sorry to hear about your phone, so sux.
    I would have a pro take a look at it really, could be a number of things really. We have several members here that are highly respected that do repairs.

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    Do you have any that are in Chicago, IL that don't charge a lot?

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    All are very reasonable, but no you would have to mail it out, as they are in Georgia, Florida, and Tenn. I personally have had repairs done myself from some of them.

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    How much have they charged?

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    Depends on what's wrong, but they wont charge if they cant fix it, just shipping is all.

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    They will get it working

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    Welcome to MMi,
    Sorry to hear about your phone, so sux.
    I would have a pro take a look at it really, could be a number of things really. We have several members here that are highly respected that do repairs.
    How can I get in contact with them?

    Quote Originally Posted by slick1006 View Post
    Do you have any that are in Chicago, IL that don't charge a lot?
    OnCallERS.com Phone Repair Services in Chicago They got good reviews on Yelp.com and I called them about replacing the digitizer in my 2g, and they only charge $110 for that when other places charge well over $150.

    You should give them a call.
    Last edited by Eleni; 10-09-2009 at 08:29 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    send them a PM, to member one1, cpjr or melech518, should cost approx. $75.00

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    I can take a look at it if you wanna send it to me.

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