Here are some of the best know phone repair stores in Toronto, Canada. We’ve also included a repair store from Mississauga.
Fixt Wireless Repair
Phone: (416) 961-3498
499 Bloor Street W. (between Bathurst and Spadina)
A mobile phone repair shop, Fixt can be found on 499 Bloor Street West, in Toronto, Ontario. This store/repair shop is a part of a larger chain of mobile phone repair stores that has several locations across the GTA.
The store is wedged between two interesting shops on Bloor Street, in an older building, and the entrance is a little back, with a lovely red door and a large sign out front. There is some street-side parking for cars and bikes. The place is wheelchair accessible and has amiable staff.
From their online presence, I learned that they fix mobile phones and sometimes even computers. The extent of their repair goes from fixing broken screens, button malfunction, battery replacement, fixing audio issues, fixing liquid damage, charging issues, camera issues, defective components and software issues.
Thie website has an interesting motto: they repair all makes and models of phones and tablets. If you don’t see yours here, it is a strange device, but they can probably fix it. The place is opened from Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM, on Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM, and on Sunday from noon to 5 PM.
This repair shop has been reviewed online, on Yelp, Facebook and Google Reviews, and based on these; I bring you a list of pros and cons.
- Repair on all makes and models of phones
- Friendly staff
- Data safety guaranteed
- Minimal downtime? fast service
- Warranty on repairs
- Notes on higher prices
- Notes on poor service on occasion
The Fixt Wireless Repair store opened its Bloor Street location in 2015. This store has an excellent interior, as they follow the corporate theme of bold purple, red, yellow and orange colours. They have a proper setting where they display their items and phone accessories.
They promise minimal downtime for repairs, provided they have the exact part your device needs. They also sell refurbished phones and tablets and offer these with a 12-month warranty. All their devices are unlocked, meaning you will not depend on using a specific carrier, and they offer unlocking services. For more info, you can call for a quote and make a decision based on that. To accommodate their customers while their actual phone is being repaired, they always loan smartphones to people whose repair is expected to take longer.
1517 Danforth Ave., (just west of Coxwell Ave.)
Phone: (647) 499-0204
An electronics repair store, this shop is located at 1517 Danforth Avenue, in Toronto, Ontario. This store is a part of a larger chain with five locations, three in Toronto, one in Vancouver and one in Mississauga. The Danforth location is wedged in between other shops on this beautiful street.
There is street-side parking on Danforth Avenue, and space to leave your bike. The interior is simple, and the staff working here is accommodating and welcoming. The iRepair store only works on Apple devices.
The owner started this business in 2005 and five locations later, he only employs professional techs that know their business. The iRepair store offers loaner phones and laptops for extended repairs, which is always nice, as many people depend heavily on their devices.
From the reviews, I read online on Yelp, Google Reviews, and Facebook, I bring you a list of the pros and cons of this place.
- iPhone, iPod, iPad, Mac repairs
- Knowledgeable staff
- Good services provided
- 30-minute service (where possible)
- Free loaner devices for extended repairs
- Some notes on expensive repairs
- Notes on faulty/unoriginal parts
The iRepair store on Danforth Avenue only works with Apple devices: iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Mac computers. This allows them to have very competitive prices and stock on many parts. This also enables them to have a fast service, especially when dealing with common repairs like battery change, and screen changes.
The people who work here are following the company’s policy for great service and are completely non-judgemental when a person comes in with a simple question with an obvious answer. And they also run simple diagnostics and provide advice on more common problems, like how to solve memory issues, or how to update software and the like.
IRepair has regular discounts on iPhone batteries, and some customers have stated that they even beat Apple?s prices and outmatch the warranty. Seeing as they only deal with Apple products, many faithful Apple users have found their services to be irreplaceable. The staff has earned their stellar reviews, and it seems like the iRepair store on Danforth Avenue will continue to serve the Apple users of Toronto.
2200 Dundas St E #4, Mississauga
Phone: (905) 232-0365
A clever name for a phone repair store, this is a large chain of repair shops across the US and Canada. Here we’ll take a look at their Mississauga location, which can be found in unit No.4 in the plaza at 2200 Dundas Street East in Mississauga, Ontario.
There is parking available in front of the store for both cars and bikes. The place is wheelchair accessible, and there is even a nice little waiting room inside with several chairs and a coffee table. Working hours are from 10 AM to 7 PM on Monday through Saturday and 11 AM to 5 PM on Sunday.
This store has been reviewed online on Yelp, Google Reviews, and Facebook. I’ve read through these, and here I bring you a list of the pros and cons of this place.
- iPhone, Google, and Samsung phone repairs
- Computer, tablet and TV repairs
- 90-day warranty
- Same day services (where possible)
- Friendly staff
- Slow repair on computers
- Some customers got faulty parts
The Mississauga location of uBreakiFix was opened in 2016, and it has been serving a large community of people ever since. The interior is simple, and in compliance with the corporate theme and colours. There are red and white walls, red chairs and a small black table. The display shelf is full of screen protectors, replacement screen glass and phone chargers, as well as a variety of other phone accessories.
The website and their Yelp profile clearly state the services this store provides: back frame repair, microphone, and speaker repair, headphone jack repair, digitizer repair, glass screen repair, LCD repair, camera repair, water damage repair, unlocking services, as well as laptop/desktop computer repair, gaming console repair, sound system repairs, and TV repairs. They offer same-day service where possible, and for most phone repairs, it usually takes up to two hours.
The company cares about customer satisfaction, making this the primary goal of their work. They have been very successful, as the high number of satisfied customer reviews can testify. Another excellent thing is their 90-day warranty on parts and labour. To help out, they offer a low price guarantee, and there is a 10& off coupon available on their Yelp listing.
CPR Cell Phone Repair Etobicoke
1557 The Queensway #110, Etobicoke, ON (about three blocks east of the 427)
Phone: (416) 477-1150
An electronics and mobile phone repair shop, this store is located on 1557 The Queensway Suite, in unit #110, in Etobicoke, Ontario. CPR is a part of a larger franchise with several locations across Canada and 16 other countries. The Etobicoke location of CPR Cell Phone Repair opened in 2012.
There is ample parking space available for cars and bikes, as this place is located in a strip mall; this store is wedged between a dental office and a chocolate store. The store is wheelchair accessible and has some waiting space inside for the fast repairs.
The working hours are Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM. The store is closed on Sundays. It has been the topic of review on Yelp, Facebook and Google Reviews, and based on these, I’ve created the following list of pros and cons.
- Many services offered
- Limited Lifetime warranty
- Fast repairs
- Free estimate
- Budget-friendly repairs
- Notes on issues after the repair is done.
- Complaints of some faulty repairs
The CPR Cell Phone Repair store in Etobicoke has a nice design and a bold green theme. There are accents in bright green colours all around, and plenty of shelves contain a variety of phone parts, chargers and accessories. They have a small waiting area for people waiting to get their phones immediately fixed.
The official website clearly states all the repairs they perform, ranging from iPhone repair, smartphone repair, iPad repair, tablet repair, laptop repair, Mac repair, gaming console repair and iPod and MP3 player repairs. They provide all kinds of services and repairs for mobile phones, no matter the make and model.
Where possible, people get same-day service. You can get your old phone traded in for a different model, or get the battery replaced. They also remove the protection in smartphones put in by the large cellular service providers, so once you unlock your phone or get an unlocked one, you will not be forced to use particular services, and you can even use your phone if you travel abroad. All in all, a good place to get your cell phone repair needs satisfied.
4675 Steeles Ave E, Scarborough, ON (in the Splendid China Mall)
Phone: (647) 700-6688
A store where people can get their mobile phone repaired and purchase mobile phone accessories, the Toronto Repair store is located in the Splendid China Mall at 4675 Steeles Avenue, on the second floor in Unit 2C16, in Toronto, Ontario.
There is a large parking lot in front of the Splendid China Mall, where the store is located. The place is wheelchair accessible and has a friendly staff that takes care of your cell phone repair needs. The working hours are from noon to 7 PM from Monday to Saturday and noon to 6 PM on Sunday.
From the reviews posted on Yelp and Google Reviews, I’ve created the following list of pros and cons of the Toronto Repair store.
- Cell phone repairs
- Laptop and tablet repairs
- Game console repairs
- Most repairs are done within one hour.
- Friendly staff
- Some people were charged high fees
The Toronto Repair store has been in business for a while now, and during that time, they have serviced a lot of people with phones needing fixing. A while back, they offered service and repairs on all makes and models of phones, but now they have slowly turned only to repairing Apple devices. The owner says that it is simpler and more efficient for them to offer this kind of service, as they can better serve their customers with parts and labour.
The technicians that work here are very qualified, and they even offer free estimates and advice on how to utilize your devices better. As many customers have noted, the team of Toronto Repair provides accurate information, and if the repair of the device will cost more than the device is worth, they will honestly tell their clients.
From their official website, however, outdated it is, I learned that they do not repair water damaged devices, but provide various other services like touch screen and glass replacement, digitizer replacement, LCD screen replacement, power button fix, battery replacement, charging port replacement, headphone jack, home button, volume button, microphone and speaker fix, proximity sensor replacement, back cover replacement and plenty more.
On their website, they also offer plenty of laptop and desktop computer repairs, Apple and Samsung tablet repairs as well as game console repairs. For more info and a free quote, you can contact them via their online contact form or give them a call.
Let us know in the comments if other stores should be on this list?