Samsung and Google are providing free cellphone repairs to well being care staff and first responders to assist help these frontline staff within the struggle in opposition to COVID-19 (via 9to5Google). The 2 corporations are providing the repairs in partnership with cellphone restore firm uBreakiFix.
Samsung’s program, known as “Free Repairs for The Frontline,” will “present free restore providers for Samsung smartphones, together with cracked display and battery substitute, to all first responders and healthcare professionals by June 30,” the company says. In case you’re eligible, you’ll simply want to go to a uBreakiFix location or mail in your Galaxy cellphone to get the free restore. Samsung can also be providing a 30 % low cost off any buy at Samsung.com to first responders and well being care professionals.
The free Pixel restore program is much like Samsung’s. “An emergency responder or healthcare skilled with a Google Pixel smartphone can current his or her ID badge at any of uBreakiFix’s greater than 500 collaborating U.S. areas to obtain one free restore, whatever the system mannequin or sort of injury,” in accordance with a uBreakiFix press release. This program additionally lasts by June 30th.
uBreakiFix additionally provides curbside service and at-home repairs to assist preserve social distancing and has implemented extra stringent cleansing and security protocols to assist forestall the unfold of COVID-19.