At Jet City Device Repair we take pride in creating a great customer experience. We think saving you time is one more way to do that.
Obviously we work hard to create a super high-quality device repair at a great price. That’s step #1 in a great service. We also do our best to hire friendly staff that can provide this service with a smile.
But we’ve found it’s the little things that really help set us apart: clean & comfortable waiting area, stores located in convenient locations, free coffee & snacks, multiple ways to schedule an appointment, open 7-days a week (most locations), open until 7pm on weeknights, and more.
This not only results in a premier device repair, but, if our customer reviews or the New York Times are to be believed, one of the best overall customer experiences with any business.
To continue improving on that, another area we’ve worked hard to improve is our overall repair time. In particular with the various iPhone devices. This is important for two reasons: waiting just isn’t fun and you probably don’t want to be without your iPhone for any length of time.
Through a series of efforts, we’ve been able to whittle our iPhone device repair from about one hour to 20 minutes!
Apple’s claim that they must disable an iPhone after its home button is replaced for security reasons makes no sense. It’s Apple’s attempt to get even more money out of its users.
If Apple’s software can recognize the home button has been replaced, simply disable the fingerprint sensor and require a passcode. Inconvenient for a user, but not a catastrophe.
People can still have the pictures of their kids, pets, texts with loved ones, and all the other valuable content we keep on our phones. It doesn’t all just disappear because they chose the fiscally responsible action of having their broken iPhone fixed by someone other than Apple.
The most likely reason for Apple doing this is profit, not security.
The best way to deal with an error 53 problem? Go to a reputable repair company for your cracked iPhone screen and you won’t have to worry about it.
The Guardian broke a story a about Apple a few days ago. It was about a software update that will make iPhone’s with a replaced home button no longer work at all (frequently referred to as a “bricked iPhone”). From the article:
It’s the message that spells doom and will render your handset worthless if it’s been repaired by a third party. But there’s no warning and no fix.
But this quote from the article is EXTREMELY MISLEADING because the statement is incomplete. In particular, here’s what it should say:
It’s the message that spells doom and will render your handset worthless if it’s [home button has been replaced by a third party that messed up a screen repair and ripped your home button cable].
A common question people ask: “Why the name Jet City Device Repair?” Since we fix so many iPhones and iPads, people wonder why not something more Apple related like iDevice Repair or iSeattle Repair or iRock At Fixing Things.
Everyone loves to save money. We love our customers.
What do those two things have to do with each other? Besides working constantly to find ways to reduce our prices, we’ve also offered several discounts over the years. Most of these have never been publicized so I figured now was the time to put them all in one place to help you, our customer, save some money.
Live south of Lake Washington in the Seattle-Tacoma area? Have a broken iPhone or iPad? Broke the screen on your Samsung phone recently? You’re now able to get those problems fixed much more easily at our new Southcenter store. This will be our 4th location in the Seattle area and is a continuation of our efforts to make sure we have a store conveniently located for as many people as possible.
Exciting news: You now get a lifetime warranty on all work done by JCD Repair. And it gets better: this lifetime warranty is being retroactively applied to every device we’ve ever fixed. If you ever have a problem with the part or workmanship on one of our fixes, we will redo it for free.
You heard that right. JCD Repair is now offering a lifetime warranty on all the repairs we have ever done and will ever do.
Back in November of 2012 we decided to bring our iPhone, iPod, and iPad services to the Seattle area’s East Side. Initially we took a small and temporary office space in Bellevue. We are super excited to announce that after searching for a permanent space and a furious amount of construction work, we are officially up and running in our new Redmond, WA space. It’s located at: 16144 NE 87th Street in Redmond, WA, 98052.