Most Frequently Asked Tech Questions (& DIY Solutions!)

Tech Spotlight


You asked for it, and it’s finally arrived–

Our answers to all your most-frequently-asked tech questions!

At uBreakiFix®  stores, we’re all about empowering our customers with knowledge about the devices they rely on. And we’re always looking for new ways to teach others with helpful tips, tricks, or tried-and-true DIY solutions.  That’s why we decided to put together an exhaustive list of your top tech-related questions, and condense them into ONE handy-dandy guide.


We’ll cover common issues you might encounter for every device, and easy ways you can fix them right from homeSo, with no further ado; let’s get down to it!



In today’s day and age, it’s almost impossible to live without your phone! We use them for work, school, play, and so much more, which is why it’s important to stay in-the-know about your device. Whether you own an Android® or an iPhone®, our blog has a collection of great articles discussing frequently asked questions regarding any cellular device. With a little help from our list of DIY solutions, you’re sure to find a way to solve all your most pressing phone-related issues.


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How Water Resistant is My Phone?


A big question people are always asking is, “Is my cell phone waterproof?” Obviously, you don’t want to test this out by going for a swim with it in your pocket. Luckily, we’ve put together a really handy article that breaks down different devices and how waterproof or water resistant they are, so you can stay dry and still .


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Tablets & tech accessories have made our lives more fun! Whether you use them to dance wire-free with your AirPods® in the living room, sketch figures on an iPad® Pro, or keep an entire library’s worth of books in your Kindle Fire™, tablets have truly been game changers in the world of tech. But sometimes technical difficulties leave us scrounging the internet for anything to get our tablets up and running again. Luckily, our team rounded up all the most asked tablet & tech accessory questions for you.


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What Should I Do If My iPad Won’t Sync?

Syncing your iPad to your computer allows you to back up, restore, and save the data, music, photos, and apps that you keep on your iPad. So if your iPad is having syncing issues, it can be incredibly frustrating– not to mention detrimental to your data. Check out our step-by-step guide on troubleshooting iPad syncing problems!


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Whether you’re a Mac fan or a PC person, we can all agree that we love our computers! From gaming to graphic design, work , or watching movies, our laptops or desktops do it all… Which means PC problems can be a real downer. In this section, we’ll cover our most frequently asked questions about computer-related issues that you can fix from home.


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How To Fix MacBook Keys That Aren’t Working?

Sick of your sticky, constantly-repeating, or unresponsive MacBook keys? Learn how to fix them right from the comfort of your own home in this informative step-by-step guide! 


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A year later, we’re still dealing with the fallout from COVID19. For some, that means that our consoles have been getting a little more attention than usual, especially if your Friday night drinks have evolved into playing your favorite new game together with friends while chatting on Xbox Live. But that extra use can put a little more strain on our gaming consoles, and lead to faster wear & tear. So if your console’s been acting up, check out some of our most frequently asked questions to get the low-down on how to keep your gaming system healthy.


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How to Fix the Xbox One™ Black Screen of Death? 

When you get the Xbox One ‘black screen of death’ error, you can navigate through certain menus, but large portions of the dashboard are blacked out and completely unusable. Luckily, we’ve got a DIY-guide on how to take care of things in case this glitch happens to you. 


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