Are you looking for some skills to learn while on lockdown? Cell phone repair is something with a future as more of us are putting off replacing our phones and looking for ways to extend their lifetime. There are several cell phone repair courses available, both in-class and online, as well as books.
Schools in Toronto and Canada
If you’re looking for a cell phone repair course in Toronto, there are several choices, including Kmaster Electronics College and WirelessTrainingCenter.com. These two also offer classes across Canada.
As well as in-class, you can also find some schools that offer online courses and training at sites like Udemy.com.
Books on Cell Phone Repairs
There are some books as well. Two of the ones are mentioned a lot include The Unauthorized Guide and Quick and Easy, which are written with beginners in mind, while How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic is more for the experienced reader.
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Several websites focus on cell phone repairs, and here are some of the better-known ones.
Since 2015, the Prizm Institute is a technical school in Mumbai that teaches repairs of phones and other hardware, both online and in-class. The blog has various articles providing tips and guides on mobile phone repair. It also provides tips on staying up to date. The blog is regularly updated still as of 2020.
Around since 2015, maybe not the sleekest looking blog, it does have a good collection of articles on iPhone repairs
Long time blog going back to 2013. This blog includes a tutorials section that will teach the basics of electronics and many other simple procedures used to repair mobile devices. The tutorial section is a must-read for every beginner in the cell phone repair industry.
This is one of the nicer-looking repair blogs going back to 2012.
Around since 2014, AllGsmTips is an Indian (Mumbai) blog that focuses only on cell phone repair with local news. It is still being updated as of 2019.
Several forums offer tips as doing repairs to the various phone makes and keeping up to date on the technology. Here are some of the better-known ones.
Even if you only use the skills here to learn more about your own iPhone or Android and make some necessary repairs, you will undoubtedly know more about them and possibly save yourself some money too. But getting started in phone repair as a career is certainly one that will be in demand for the foreseeable future.