Samsung joins hands with iFixit to announce the Galaxy self-repair program

Samsung joins hands with iFixit to announce the Galaxy self-repair program

Samsung will soon announce a new self-repair program for its Galaxy smartphone and tablets. To bring this plan into action the brand joined hands with iFixit, the Galaxy self-repair program will give Samsung smartphone owners access to spare parts, repair tools and guides on fixing their devices. This program is coming this summer and will be eligible for the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S21 series smartphones as well as the Galaxy Tab S7+ initially with plans for other smartphones in the portfolio to join later on. It remains to be seen if the program will expand to more markets.

The devices confirmed at launch will get access to displays, back glass and charge ports components. There is nothing mentioned about the battery replacements in the press release though Samsung US CEO confirmed to The Verge that display assemblies come attached with batteries which should simplify the repair process. Samsung will allow users to mail-in their old parts and will also take you broken parts for recycling. More details will surface when the program is ready to hit the market.

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