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Busted Phone and Tinder Date Tonight: What to Do Right Now

Imagine you’re about to embark on a steamy Tinder date, when suddenly you realize that your phone has decided to go dark. Unless you want your date to think you have ghosted them, you better act fast. Don’t worry; we have some tips, tricks, and advice to put you back on track to finding Mr. or Ms. Right (or Mr./Ms. Right Now, we aren’t judging).


If Your Screen Is Broken, Do This

First, you will want to assess how broken your screen is and compare that to how much you love your fingertips. In all seriousness, your phone may still be usable temporarily until you can get it repaired. You can always attempt to purchase a new screen and DIY – but be aware – its not as easy as it looks and you could cause further damage to your phone making your Tinder dilemma even worse! Instead, many people find it easier, more convenient, and more affordable to bring their phone in for repairs. If your phone’s screen is completely trashed and you were thinking of replacing your phone anyway, check if that is an option on your contract. While this may cost way more than a screen replacement, it is a fast fix.


If Your Phone Won’t Turn On, Do This

If your screen is frozen or won’t turn on, you have a few options. First, make sure that your phone is charged. If you have adequate charge and it still won’t turn on, you will want to force the phone to restart. Depending on your phone, this process can vary. Below are a few of the most popular phones and how to force restart them:


·         iPhone 6s, iPad, or iPod Touch

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button for at least ten seconds. You will see the Apple logo once it has restarted.


·         iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Press and hold the Sleep/Wake and Volume Down buttons for at least ten seconds. You will see the Apple logo once it has restarted.


·         Android Phone

Hold and press the power button for ten seconds. The phone should restart and turn on shortly after.


Still Having Problems? Do This

There comes a time when the situation has gotten critical, and you need some help from a professional. If your phone is still not turning on and time is ticking closer to your Tinder date, make sure to stop by MobileLuv. We can help repair your phone quickly, so you can swipe any direction your heart desires.

For more information about our iPhone and smartphone repair services, contact MobileLuv at (305) 792-5703 today. We have convenient walk-in locations with same day service in South Florida – most iPhone repairs can be done in 30 minutes or less. Our locations in Aventura and Fort Lauderdale serve surrounding areas including Miami, North Miami Beach, Sunny Isles, Hallandale Beach, Oakland Park and more.


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