Has broken iPhone needed fixing? Here’s how you can repair iPhone on your own using official guides from Apple. It’s DOABLE!

  • This article shares the download links to iPhone self-service repair guide officially made by Apple.
  • This article also shares the links to get the necessary repair tools for your iPhone – see at the bottom section.
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Feeling adventurous to fix and crack open your iPhone on your own? Either replacing the battery or the screen or fix some other internal issues, such as broken speaker or camera?
Good thing is since 2022 – thanks to rights-to-repair groups pushing and movement, Apple has finally gave in to let the owner to do self-service repair by releasing official self-service repair guides for its iPhone.
Unfortunately, Apple has only shared a few models so far and they (the self-service guides) are made newer models only. Well, at least it’s a good start.

Here are list of iPhone official Repair Manual that can be found on Apple website.

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At the time this article is written, iPhone 14 series self-service repair guide have not been made available by Apple. Image courtesy of Apple.

These are the compilation of iPhone repair manuals found on Apple website. What strange is, as of when this article is written – March 2023, which is half year after iPhone 14 has been released and sold, I still unable to find iPhone 14 repair guides on the Apple website. Anyway, do find iPhone 13 series, iPhone 12 series as well as iPhone SE 3rd Gen official self-service repair guidelines below.

iPhone ModelOfficial Repair Guide Link
iphone 13 pro max
iPhone 13 Pro Max
iPhone 13 Pro Max Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 13 pro

iPhone 13 Pro
iPhone 13 Pro Repair Manual at Apple

iPhone 13
iPhone 13 Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 13 mini

iPhone 13 Mini
iPhone 13 Mini Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 12 pro max

iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 Pro Max Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 12 pro

iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 12

iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Repair Manual at Apple
iphone 12 mini

iPhone 12 Mini
iPhone 12 Mini Repair Manual at Apple

iPhone SE 3rd Gen
iPhone SE 3rd Gen Repair Manual at Apple

Here are the tools you can get to fix your iPhone

You have got the official tutorial for cracking open your iPhone, just in case you don’t have the necessary tool to crack open your iPhone, do find below, some of the recommended self-service repair tools you can get – I included the most complete one to the most basic & cheap one for your choices. Of course if you want it easy, my recommendation is to get the most complete repair kit set.

ToolWhat you getLink to get
Screwdriver Sets 142-Piece
(over 8000 5-star ratings)
Screwdriver Sets 142-Piece at Amazon
Precision Screwdriver Set 122 in 1
(over 4000 5-star ratings)
Precision Screwdriver Set 122 in 1 at Amazon
80 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Kit80 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Kit at AliExpress
21 in 1 Mobile Phone Repair Tools Kit21 in 1 Mobile Phone Repair Tools Kit at AliExpress
Mobile Phone Repair Tools SetMobile Phone Repair Tools Set at AliExpress

Note: If you buy anything from Amazon / AliExpress using links above, I will earn a small commission at no extra cost charged on your purchases. Thanks a lot!

Bring it all together

Hopefully Apple will remain committed to let its own users – us, the iPhone owners – to do self-service repair on their own iPhone by providing guides for more iPhone models – not only newer models but also older models, because while there are people who keep replacing their iPhone after 2 years, but there are also people who are still holding into their iPhone after 2 years (like myself), and these iPhone are actually the ones needed the repair guide more, since some components on the iPhone after 2 years started aging – such as the battery that require changing.

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