Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

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We are closed from the 22nd December 2017 and returning on the 2nd January 2018. If you need to contact us during this period, please email contact@wefix.co.uk  and we will reply on our return. The WeFix team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Clear, Close and Don’t update!

Clear, Close and Don’t update!

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So your trusty iPhone 4 is starting to become slow. It takes an age to get on the camera, internet browsing is just a hassle and the touchscreen feels laggy and delayed. So what can you do to turn back the clock and get your device working like it was 2010? Some of these iPhone performance tips may help. 1.Well, clear your phone down. One of the best iPhone performance tips - If your phone is holding 30 apps, 300 photos, 1000 songs it may be time for a spring clean. Be selective look at what apps you actually use, back your photos up to a computer and delete them from your mobile. Imagine you physically lugging around 1000 CD’s (Kids these are round sparkly things that use to contain…
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Go Genuine or Go Home…

Go Genuine or Go Home…

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So the thumbnail was slightly dramatic but there have been cases where inadequate chargers can catch fire. This is why you shouldn't be tight with the most essential accessory for your device - always use a genuine Apple charger. Using non-genuine chargers have been reported to cause damage to iPhones and iPads alike. More specifically they damage the U2 IC chip, a component on the board which is responsible for charging. Impairing the U2 chip will lead to a number of charging and battery-related problems. 1.The device will not charge. Using a non-genuine or authorised charger can stop your phone from charging efficiently or at all. You may find your phone staying at low charge even when plugged in. 2. The device charges, but slowly. An iPhone on average should take…
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Glass or LCD Repair For iPads and iPhones? Our Brief Guide To What’s What

Glass or LCD Repair For iPads and iPhones? Our Brief Guide To What’s What

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Do I Need Just The Glass Replaced on my iPhone / iPad? The glass covers the front of the device – it’s what you physically touch when using it. When the glass is cracked it’s pretty obvious, mainly because it looks like what it is - a cracked piece of glass. If the iPad or tablet is still functioning as it should and whatever’s on the screen looks right (apart from any distortion caused by the spider-web of cracks) then it’s just a glass replacement you need. If that’s the case, you’re in luck because replacing the glass is much cheaper than getting the LCD changed. When Does The LCD Need Replacing on an iPad or iPhone? It’s pretty obvious when the LCD has had it. The main feature of LCD…
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You’re Having Charging Problems I Feel Bad For You Son, You Have 1 of 3 Problems, The Battery Could be One.

You’re Having Charging Problems I Feel Bad For You Son, You Have 1 of 3 Problems, The Battery Could be One.

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If your mobile keeps shutting down randomly ... It struggles to keep power ... It cannot charge.  There are a few things that could be causing your issue. Check out the 3 most common causes below. 1. Charging Port Broken This is the port at the bottom of the device and could be the key to your iPhone charging problems. Sometimes the connections in the port can get damaged through general use or charging with a non genuine lead. However, it can just be a collection of dust or fluff that’s causing your charging problem. A clear indicators would be having to bend or wiggle the cable to get the device to start charging or having difficulty connecting the cable. To rectify the problem, start with a good (but gentle) clean…
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Touch Disease – What You Need To Know

Touch Disease – What You Need To Know

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A common problem now amongst iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users is the screen freezing and becoming unresponsive to touch. It is known as “touch disease”, it sounds scary and it is. The disease affects a fraction of devices but with there being so many iPhones out there it could be affecting thousands of users. So What Are The Tell-tale Signs Your iPhone Has Caught Touch Disease? 1. Flickering grey bar at the top of the phone screen. 2. Soon after the grey bar the screen becomes completely unresponsive to touch The theory is the disease is linked to the “bendgate” situation, whereby the phones were bending under moderate pressure. It is believed the cause is the logic board bending at times when the phone is taken out of…
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The Reviveaphone Story Part 3: What Are we Going to do With The Money?

The Reviveaphone Story Part 3: What Are we Going to do With The Money?

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  Spend it all on a nice holiday .......... NOT! We Need More Vans 23 to be precise (by June 2018). Each van will be fitted with the speciality equipment. These vans will cover specific areas of the UK to allow greatest coverage. This UK coverage will allow us to offer our service to UK wide corporates and insurance companies. As well as the general public. Hire More Staff These 23 vans are not going to drive themselves. We will need to hire 23 new technicians, all of whom will need to be extensively trained. More coverage will mean more customers. We will expand our customer service team so our customer service level is maintained to an excellent standard. Start Repairing New Devices We want to start repairing a greater…
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The Reviveaphone Story Part 2: The Idea

The Reviveaphone Story Part 2: The Idea

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Part 2 of the Reviveaphone story. The year was 2014, The Reviveaphone Water Damage Repair Kit was selling well, Oliver had his new office and now it is time to introduce a new character to the story. Sam Murphy was his name, a new member of the team joining as the Business Development Manager. Sam had spent time working in Australia and New Zealand after completing his degree in advertisement. Sam was instrumental in the early stages of using these links to get the product to New Zealand and Thailand. [caption id="attachment_1124" align="aligncenter" width="570"] "Smile Sam"[/caption]   The team spent the next couple of months selling the product and distributing it to over 13 countries. They were increasing revenues and wanted to push the business forward. They could see that…
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The Reviveaphone Story Part 1: Where It All Began

The Reviveaphone Story Part 1: Where It All Began

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  This is part 1 of a 3 part series looking into the Reviveaphone story(now WeFix). The series is to run along with our crowd-funding campaign with CrowdCube. We want to explain where we have come from and what the future holds for Reviveaphone. We start with where it all began with the founder Oliver Murphy. Leaving School The Reviveaphone story starts back in 2011 with a fresh faced 18-year-old leaving school, his name Oliver Murphy. We have all been there, what do I do now? His Teachers and his parents telling him he has to go to university. Part of the factory-line of our youth “go to school get good grades, go to university get a good degree, go get a good graduate job”. Sit at the desk do…
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How To Make More Money Selling Your iPhone

How To Make More Money Selling Your iPhone

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 1. Aesthetics – What does your phone look like? We all like to think we are not vein but let’s face it to some degree we all are. People would prefer to buy a phone with a pretty face and body, not one with battle scars and dings. So if your phone looks like it is been through the wars, when it comes to selling your iPhone just expect to make less or see if you could do some refurbishments. You can buy most of the parts off the web and there are plenty of guides of how to replace screens and housing. If you suck at DIY then see how much it would cost a professional to do it. Needless to say, the WeFix team can always help. It is…
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