Fixing cracked screens on iPhone® devices as soon as possible is imperative for varied reasons. A cracked screen could just be a cracked screen, however, usually it means trouble for other parts of the phone. It's always best to take action right away. Don't wait!
The display assembly is made up of several parts: the upper glass, the digitizer, the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and a bezel. The upper glass is fused to the digitizer, which is used to interpret finger movements relative to information provided by the LCD. The upper glass and digitizer are considered one piece and are the first to break in most incidents. The LCD is located right below. It is located in a precise location so it can synchronize with the digitizer. Anything that causes these parts to move or be misaligned can lead to severe functionality issues. For clarity's sake, since the parts involved are fused together, when your iPhone device's screen is repaired, both the LCD and the digitizer are replaced. This ensures a complete repair and will help avoid further issues down the line.
A cracked screen could lead to additional problems with use and exposure. By continuing to use a phone with a cracked screen, you could worsen the damage and cause a bleeding LCD, LCD failure or even a broken digitizer. How? When pressing down on a cracked screen when typing and swiping, you can easily cause the LCD to break and leak. Having a cracked screen also exposes the internal parts of the phone to dust and moisture, meaning that parts that did not break at the time of the crack, could still get damaged.
Here at Experimac, we know how important it is to fix a cracked screen right away. We will diagnose what is broken, and even offer same-day service on most repairs. All of our services are backed with a 90-day guarantee, making not fixing your phone the only risk involved.