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About WhizzKid Repairs

WhizzKid Repairs is owned independently by a guy. who created the business as the mobile repair trade took off. WhizzKid Repairs as grown from strength to strength in the last few years and is becoming quite recognised in the mobile repair industry.

**Product Recall** Apple Three-Prong AC Wall Plug Adapter

Affected Model.

Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the Apple three-prong AC wall plug adapters designed primarily for use in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong may break and create a risk of electrical shock if exposed metal parts are touched. This wall plug adapter shipped from 2003 to 2010 with Mac and certain iOS devices, and was also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit.

Customer safety is always Apple’s top priority, and we have voluntarily decided to exchange affected wall plug adapters with a new adapter, free of charge. We encourage customers to exchange their wall plug adapter using the process below.

Identifying your wall plug adapter

Compare your adapter to the images below. Affected three-prong wall plug adapters are white, with no letters in the inside slot where it attaches to an Apple power adapter. New adapters are white with gray on the inside portion that attaches to the power adapter.

Note: Apple USB power adapters are not affected by this

Exchange Process

Please choose one of the following options below. We will need to verify your Mac, iPad, iPhone or iPod serial number as part of the exchange process so please find your serial number in advance. Finding your device serial number is easy.

Customers who purchased an Apple World Travel Adapter Kit should use one of the options above to exchange their affected three-prong wall plug adapter.

Additional Information

This program does not affect your statutory or warranty rights.

AC wall plug adapters designed for use in Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil may be part of the Apple AC Wall Plug Adapter Recall Program.

Safety Warning ⚠️ As increasing rise in USB Plug Exploding⚠️

We have heard about a rise with cheap counterfeit USB Plugs Exploding while been plugged in to the mains, The plugs are overheating and exploding out of the socket across the room which could cause severe injuries should it make contact with anybody.

Credit: WhizzKid Repairs

Credit: WhizzKid Repairs

Please be sure to check all accessories and make sure there safe to use. WhizzKid Repairs do not handle these accessories and only use safe mark products.

The plug in the above picture is a plug that was sourced from China by WhizzKid Repairs and it clearly shows how dangerous the products really are.

How do they get away with selling this kind of products in the UK!

Stay Safe Guys

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Christmas Opening Times

WhizzKid Repairs would like to wish all customers new & old a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, We hope to have your continued support throughout 2019.

We have listed the Closure dates over the festive period for WhizzKid Repairs but please note. These dates are due to family commitments and not us just been lazy haha.

We will have some January sales on when we return back too and also be stocking more branded parts for other devices.

So please make sure you have the best time possible and please please keep your mobile safe while we are closed.

Thanks for your support

Lee & Chelsea


O2 blames data outage on third-party supplier.

British mobile telecoms operator O2 said a software issue at a third-party supplier caused a data outage Today Thursday 6th December 2018 and it was working to fix the issue “as quickly as possible”

O2, which is owned by Spain’s Telefonica said customers of Tesco Mobile, Sky Mobile, Giffgaff, LycaMobile & TalkTalk Mobile which all use its network, were also affected by the outage.

O2 said other operators around the world were affected, but did not identify any companies.

Users of O2 services, who were unable to access the internet or apps that require an internet connection,

Britain’s second-largest mobile operator initially said in a tweet that it was looking into issues with data and voice service usage. It later said in a separate tweet that voice calls were working properly.

One of O2’s third-party suppliers has identified a global software issue in their system which has caused the impact on the services.

Compare The New iPhone Models – XS & XS Max & XR

3 New iPhones

So on 12th September 2018 at the Apple Special Event we seen them release 3 new iPhone’s in the run up to christmas, But do you know the differences between each model that has been released? Well if you don’t then we suggest you keep reading this blog as we will explain the difference between each device.

iPhone XS

Apple iPhone XS

So Firstly we start with the iPhone XS, This device is available in Silver, Space Grey & Gold (usual colours for Apple) Listed below are the specifications for this device…

  • 5.8” Super Retina HD Display
  • Dual 12MP Wide-Angle & Telephoto Cameras
  • 7MP TrueDepth Camera
  • Face ID
  • A12 Bionic Chip with Next Generation Neural Engine
  • 2M Water Resistant to a depth of 2 Metres for up to 30 Minutes
  • Wireless Charging (Works with QI Chargers)

Pre-Order Now. Prices start from £999

iPhone XS Max

iphone-xs-max-gold-select-2018

Secondly we have the iPhone XS Max, This device is also available in Silver, Space Grey & Gold (usual colours for Apple) Listed below are the specifications for this device…

  • 6.5” Super Retina HD Display
  • Dual 12MP Wide-Angle and Telephoto Cameras
  • 7MP TrueDepth Camera
  • Face ID
  • A12 Bionic Chip with Next-Generation Neural Engine
  • 2M Water Resistant to a Depth of 2 Metres for up to 30 Minutes
  • Wireless Charging (Works with QI Chargers)

Pre-Order Now, Prices start from £1,099

iPhone XR

iPhone XR

Lastly we have the iPhone XR, This devices comes in a range of colours Blue, White, Black, Yellow, Coral, Product Red.

  • 6.1” Liquid Retina HD Display
  • 12MP Camera
  • 7MP TrueDepth Camera
  • Face ID
  • A12 Bionic Chip with Next-Generation Neural Engine
  • Water Resistant to a depth of 1 Metre for up to 30 Minutes
  • Wireless Charging (Works with QI Chargers)

Pre-Order from 8.01am on 19th October 2018, Prices start at £749

New iPhone XS 2018 release date, price & specs rumours

Apple will be launching its next iPhone at an event on 12th September. Here’s all the news and rumours about Apple’s new iPhones for 2018 (aka iPhone XS or iPhone X Plus): their release date, new features, design, price & tech specs

Picture Credit: Apple Website

Apple’s next batch of iPhones will be announced at a launch event on 12 Sept in California. We expect to see three new iPhone X-style handsets, including a larger iPhone X Plus and a cheaper LCD model.

Apple hasn’t officially stated that iPhones will be unveiled – the web page merely calls it an ‘Apple Special Event from the Steve Jobs Theater’ – but it’s an extremely safe bet. The lack of a new iPhone would disappoint fans, analysts and journalists, and lead to a drop in Apple’s share price.

If you want to know more about the forthcoming phones, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we round up all the news about the new iPhones’ release date, names, prices, design changes, tech specs and new features. Red and blue dummy models have leaked, while multiple sources now predict Apple Pencil support.

You can add the event to your calendar by clicking this link

iOS 12’s new feature that helps you limit your iPhone usage.

To battle the ever rising use of your mobile, to the point where it literally interrupts your life and existence in the real world, iOS 12 will come with a new feature called ‘ Screen Time’

Firstly, reports will show you how you use your device. This includes detailed breakdowns on what apps are used, when and for how long. Next is ‘App Limits’, a feature that helps aid you cut down on certain apps that can eat away at your time. You can set a daily time limit on apps you tend to get a bit addicted to and once the limit is reached, your phone will advise you that your time is up for the day.

This is really useful for your children, to prevent them overusing there their devices. You can monitor there use as well as set allowances, by categories or particular apps. You can also limit access at certain times such as bedtime.

Damaged or blocked iPhones needed?

Do you have a old damaged iPhone in your drawer that your no longer going to use? Have you forgotten you Apple ID causing it to be dead due to activation lock?

We are looking for iPhone 5 and upwards so we can test all our products before sending them to customers

If you do have some then we kindly ask you to notify us and tell us what you have and we will be happy to chat. PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT BUY STOLEN MOBILES

You can email us at whizzkidrepairs@gmail.com or go to http://www.whizzkidrepairs.co.uk and go to the contact us page.

Thank you for your cooperation