Tip & How-To about Cell Phones

What to do when a phone falls into water and stops working. Equipments Needed: Local/foreign booster Chemical (spirit/thinner) Blower/Dryer Sand paper/Eraser Digital meter Procedures to follow: Step 1: Remove the battery and boost to 3.7 volts Step 2: Disassemble the phone and wash with spirit/thinner and heat with a blower/hair dryer and assemble the phone to power. Step 3: If no power, use sand paper and eraser to clean all the connectors and interface for a better connection. Step 4: If no power still, replace the battery with a new one. Step 5: Use a digital meter to read the power interface or the power switch to see if there is power on the board. Step 6: If no power still, do heating with hair dryer again. Step 7: Finally you can power it up with the use of software.

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To be a successful mobile phone repairer, you have to learn how to repair mobile phone with softwares and hardware.
Hardware requires the use of equipments which include

Allen keys/ screw drivers
Digital/analog meters
Local and foreign booster
Enlargement lens
Chemicals (thinner and spirit)
Foreign and local rework station
Soldering iron and led
Tinny copper
Razor blade
Sand paper

Go and get this equipments, and i will teach you how to use them.....

Jan 08, 2010 | Cell Phones

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Mobile Phone Hardware Equipment and their use 1. ALLEN KEYS / SCREW DRIVER This is a measure tool used in opening and coupling of phones. 2. PICKER It is a 2 sided object when put together, you use them to pick up tinny components on the board, i.e. to pick some very small thing. 3. PIN It is a one sided object that is used to separate tinny led on the board 4. AVOW METER / DIGITAL AND ANALOGUE Meter are generally used to read components on the board, whether they are good or bad. DIGITAL METER This is a type of meter that display digitally with accurate value displayed, when used to read components whether they are good or bad. ANALOGUE METER This is the type of meter that displays analogously on the surface, when used to read component whether they are good or bad. 5. BOOSTER It is a mini box that can be used in boosting a dead battery from 0.0 volt to the voltage prescribed on the body of the battery and there are two types namely the foreign digital and local booster. FOREIGN BOOSTER / DIGITAL BOOSTER This is a major booster that will boost a battery and also power a dead phone. LOCAL BOOSTER It is a universal AC/DC adaptor, but it boost only dead batteries. 6. ENLARGEMENT LENS This lens is used in neutralizing some tinny chips and components on the board, it simply makes them look bigger in shape while viewing them. 7. CHEMICAL / THINNER AND SPIRIT This is the liquid used in washing the board before heating, aside washing, it also helps to evaporate water from the board and it is advised to use thinner or spirit for better dry. 8. FOREIGN AND LOCAL REWORK STATION It is generally known as a mini-box that enables a repairer to dry up wet components from the board, replace components and solder un-soldered components. FOREIGN REWORK STATION It's a mini box machine that has two outlets namely BLOWER - It drys up wet components on the board SOLDERING IRON - The second outlet that uses led to solder components on the board LOCAL REWORK STATION This mini woody structure has a 200 watts bulb inside that enable you dry up wet board and heat the board so as to solder un-soldered components. 9. PASTE This cream like liquid is applied on the cost of soldering which enables the component to solder well. 10. FLUX It's a cream like liquid when applied on the board on the cost of soldering, it separates tinny led from bridging together. 11. TINNY COPPERS It's a tinny coated wire used generally for lopping or external construction unit on the board 12. ERASER It is generally used to clean away dirt from the board before and after washing, especially the board interface. 13. RAZOR BLADE / SAND PAPER They are both used to file away roasts place in any handset so as to make them clean.. Thanks for reading.. Take care

Apr 23, 2010 | Cell Phones

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