How to Fix a Broken Phone Screen

There are times when we end damaging the screen of our phone accidentally. Sometimes, we drop it on a hard surface, and sometimes there are other reasons. 

Depending on the severity of the damage, there are several options through which you can repair your cracked screen. 

As far as broken screens are concerned, they come in various levels of severity. It can be light scratches or can be spider web-like patterns. If you think that your phone is seriously damaged, make sure to back up all the data as soon as you can. And if your phone has already stopped functioning, reach out to a professional repair center. 

Scratches and cracks are inevitable on the screen, especially if your smartphone doesn’t have a protective case. You can save a few hundred by knowing how to fix a cracked phone screen yourself. 

  • Packing Tape: 

You can cover the damaged screen with a layer of packing tape. It is one of the best options for people who are okay with using a cracked phone. Covering the screen of your damaged phone with packing tape will work almost like a real screen protector. 

  • Scrub with a Toothpaste:

Fixing a cracked phone screen at home is more like an age-long practice. Scrubbing the damaged screen of your phone with toothpaste might sound weird to you, but actually, it isn’t. Toothpaste can do a lot more than just wash your teeth; it can also be used to fix a cracked phone screen. In addition to this, this method is cheap and easy to use. All you need to do is apply the toothpaste to the part of the screen which is cracked. 

Rub the toothpaste gently on the screen and leave it there for some time. Wipe it off after some minutes by making use of clean cotton. Using this method may not remove all the dots, but it works pretty well in fixing the cracked area of your broken phone screen. 

  • Nail Polish:

One of the many methods of fixing a cracked phone screen at home is applying nail polish over it. It’s actually pretty simple to use nail polish to fix a broken phone screen. Take some nail polish and apply it to the cracked area of your broken phone screen and then leave it for a few minutes to let it dry. After that, take a sharp razor blade and scrap the dry nail polish with it. 

  • Baking Soda:

Make sure to use this fix only when you are done dealing with a major screen crash. Prepare a thick paste by making use of two parts baking soda and one part water. After that, gently rub the paste on the broken phone screen. 

  • Vegetable Oil: 

As far as vegetable oil is concerned, it works more like a Vaseline. It makes the cracked screen look less obvious. It works best for minor cracks. All you need to do is take a clean cloth and wipe the screen with it. Wrap your index finger with a clean fiber cloth. After that, dip your finger slightly into a little vegetable oil and then rub it over the scratch. 

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