How to source mobile device parts for a Repair Business

  How to source mobile device parts for a repair business If you go online and search for phone parts there is a myriad of choices to choose from. The choices are unlimited and they can come from odd places from Canada, China to Africa. Which parts do you choose and which company is the most reliable at the best price?  I recently bought parts for my sons Nintendo 3DS from the internet. The parts came from Japan, they were knockoffs, and were very reasonably priced. The company had good reviews so I thought I would give them a try. I followed a video on YouTube and replaced the right, left and circle buttons on his 3DS. To my surprise the parts worked perfect. His 3DS is working as well as it did when it was new and my son is happy he can play his games again. It seems every time I look on the internet there is a new way to buy phones or parts. Swappa is a website that sells parts it looks similar to  eBay or Craig's list but is just for all things mobile including broken phones, flashed phones, parts and accessories it has a bone yard that you buy or sell your parts from. iReTron was founded by a 15 year old who buys cell phones and electronics and sells them on the internet. His pitch is green for the world green for your wallet so you will sell his company your used phones so it can be refurbished and resold. The company was even on Shark Tank. With the right advertising who...

Becoming a repair technician

Education and qualifications needed to become mobile device repair technician To become a repair technician one of the basic qualifications needed is the ability or capability to repair a cell phone meaning, you have to be able to remove small screws and delicate phone parts and have the patience to take apart and reconstruct a phone. Working with such small parts takes good hand and eye coordination and one can get easily frustrated.  A cell phone technician must know how to use solders and precision tools, as mobile phone components are fragile and very small. Although most mobile phone jobs don't require their employees to be certified, there are a few certifications available that mobile repair technicians can obtain. One is the COMPTIA Mobility+ Certification which covers mobile device management, trouble shooting, security such as remote access concerns, threat mitigation, and network infrastructure. To find out more about COMPTIA Mobility+ Certification click on this website. https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/mobility One of the companies that require their technicians to be certified is Apple. The Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) certification is one of the Apple's certificates and it verifies the ability to perform basic troubleshooting and repair of both Apple and Macintosh desktop and portable  systems. Although ACMT certification is intended for technicians employed by an Apple it is not guaranteed that you will get a job at Apple. The starting pay for a Apple repair technician is about 10-12 dollars an hour depending on experience. There are a few different Apple certificates and training available if you are interested follow this website. http://training.apple.com/certification If you are looking into becoming your own boss you...