Glasreparatur - Schäden an Smartphone und Co beheben

Glass repair - repair damage to smartphones and other


Glass is an everyday material that shapes our environment in various forms. Whether cell phone displays, windshields or a variety of other objects, glass accompanies us in our daily lives. Unfortunately, glass surfaces are susceptible to damage, be it from unfortunate falls, scratches or unwanted cracks. In this article, we want to focus precisely on these challenges and provide guidance and explanation on how to effectively repair damage to glass surfaces, be it your phone screen, windshield or other glass objects.

We will share practical tips and proven methods that will allow you to extend the life of glass products and save money on expensive repairs or replacement. Whether it's removing scratches from your phone screen or ensuring the integrity of your windshield.

However, one thing can be said in advance: the best results are achieved with special glass repair products, such as those we sell at Yefa. By far the best results can be achieved with ours Glass repair fluid to reach. This is particularly suitable for smartphone displays, notebooks, smartwatches and also vehicle windows.

Repair of minor scratches

Unfortunately, minor scratches on everyday objects such as cell phones or glasses cannot be completely avoided. However, there are some tips and tricks that can reduce or even eliminate minor scratches.

1. Toothpicks and Baking Soda:

  • Mix some baking soda with water to create a thick paste.
  • Gently apply the paste to the scratch.
  • Use a toothpick to gently rub the paste into the scratch using small circular motions.
  • Rinse off the paste and clean the surface thoroughly.


2. Glass polish:

  • Special glass polishing agents are commercially available. You can use these to treat scratches on glass surfaces.
  • Follow the instructions on the product carefully as they may vary depending on the brand.


3. Clear Nail Polish:

  • A thin layer of clear nail polish can help reduce the visibility of small scratches.
  • Gently apply the nail polish to the scratch and allow it to dry.


4. Polishing agents for metal or plastic:

  • Some polishes designed for metal or plastic may also be effective on glass surfaces.
  • Apply the polish and rub it into the scratch with a soft cloth


5. Toothpaste:

  • Use a non-gel toothpaste to treat minor scratches.
  • Apply the toothpaste to the scratch and rub in circular motions with a soft cloth or cotton swab.
  • Wipe off the toothpaste and clean the surface thoroughly.


However, it is important to mention at this point, these techniques can be helpful for light, small scratches, however glass is a material that is not easily forgiving, if the scratch is too deep, the glass will probably need to be replaced. However, we can also help with a tip here. Professional repairs are often expensive and many cell phone owners are reluctant to give their device to a stranger, even for just a few days. However, it is possible to replace the display yourself at home for around €20-30.

Repair cracked cell phone screen by replacing:


Materials and tools required:

  • A replacement screen specifically designed for your phone model. You can buy such a display online or purchase it from an electronics store. It is important to read carefully here, because the quality and features of these display sets can vary greatly.
  • A repair kit should therefore contain a display, screwdrivers, plastic spatulas, tweezers and other tools; it is important to read carefully what is available.
  • microfiber cloth
  • A quiet, well-lit workspace
  • A safe place to store screws and small parts, ideally magnetic to prevent losing the small screws.


Steps to repair:

Now it is important to know that replacing the display is not rocket science, but it does take some time, a steady hand and patience. If you pay close attention and work through all the steps carefully and in the correct order, you shouldn't have any problems. There are plenty of tutorials on the internet about replacing your own display, but since the steps vary from device to device, it's important to choose one that's made for the right model.

Duration of repair:

The time required for this process depends on your experience and skill. Replacing a cell phone screen usually takes about 1 to 2 hours.

Windshield repair:

Damaged car windows can also become a problem. Windshields can develop cracks that can reduce visibility. Please note, however, that deeper and extensive cracks may require professional repair, but smaller superficial cracks can also be easily treated at home:

There are also repair kits for windshields; these are not intended to make the crack disappear, they are primarily beneficial for stability. However, if you work properly, you can also reduce the visibility of the crack.

These windshield repair kits are available online or in regular auto parts stores and are also much more affordable than professional repairs. You should also provide some alcohol or glass cleaner and a microfiber cloth.

Steps to repair:

First, clean the windshield thoroughly with alcohol or glass cleaner and the microfiber cloth. Since the materials in the repair kits can differ, it is important to read carefully how the resin should be applied. So follow the instructions on the repair kit to apply the resin to the crack. After application, the resin must be hardened using a special UV lamp, which should be included in the set. Finally, the excess resin can be carefully scraped off and the windshield polished.

In summary: How to fix broken glass?

Repairing broken glass depends largely on the type and extent of the damage. For smaller breaks or cracks, you can use clear nail polish or glass repair kits from the hardware store. More extensive damage often requires professional repair services or replacement of the glass.

How do I get rid of cracks in the glass?

Removing cracks from glass is usually not possible. Even with special glass repair kits, cracks can often only be stabilized to prevent them from spreading further. For cosmetic purposes, you can try applying clear nail polish to the crack to reduce its visibility.

In any case, it is important to note that glass repair can vary depending on the type of damage and the item affected. If you have important concerns or major damage, you should always consider professional help.

Glass repair requires care and patience. It is important to follow the instructions carefully and, if unsure, seek professional help to ensure the damage is properly repaired.


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