If you’re itching to replace your iPhone 6 because of the frustration you feel about the damages on your screen, well don’t give up just yet. There are extremely easy remedies for a scratched or cracked screen that will cost you little to no money. However, before attempting to apply any of these substances on your smartphone screen, make sure to outweigh the risks and the benefits, and be sure to proceed with caution.
For small marks or scratches, gently rub a small amount of toothpaste on your iPhone screen using a soft cloth or cotton applicator. Use a circular motion and be careful not to remove any surface coating. Afterwards, wipe down your screen using a smooth, damp cloth.
We’ve already heard about the wonderful things a baking soda can do especially as a household cleaning agent, but we rarely hear about how it can be used to remove scratches from your iPhone. Mix two parts baking soda to one part water until you have a thick paste and gently rub a small amount on the damaged part using circular motion.
In some cases, using a fine sandpaper or cerium oxide mixed with water can do the trick. If you’re going for this option though, make sure that you choose the least abrasive material and do it very gently to avoid further damages to your phone’s screen.
Turtle wax is extremely effective in fixing minor scratches, but make sure you don’t use it on a phone with oleophobic coating such as the iPhone 5. Also, before starting with the procedure, make sure to cover all ports to prevent liquid from getting in.
A drop of vegetable oil can be used as a temporary fix for very small scratches so that your phone’s screen will stay gorgeous. However, the effect wears off so you’d need to reapply.
Egg White and Potassium Aluminum Sulphate
To get started, soak a microfiber cloth in a mixture of egg white and potassium aluminium sulphate and then place in aluminium foil. Set your oven to 300 degrees and heat the cloth until it is dry. For 30 seconds, rinse the cloth under running water and repeat thrice. Dry the cloth for 48 hours before using on your phone’s screen.
Replace the Screen
If your iPhone 6’s screen gets cracked and needs more than a little wiping, it may be best to replace the screen totally. Fortunately, you can do it yourself by purchasing repair kits online which often come along with all of the tools and instructions that you need.
Obviously, there’s a limit to what these products can do to your iPhone’s screen, but even if these remedies don’t work, you don’t have to go out rushing to buy an iPhone 7. If the damage goes beyond small scratches and cracks and is affecting the way you are communicating with your device, TelcoWorld offers iPhone 6 screen repair in Melbourne at affordable prices.