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I’m Liam, a technician working at SmashedIT. I studied software programming for over 3 years before switching it up to the hardware side of things.

Now I’m trained in iPhone repairMacBook Repair, and Samsung Repair, as well as other high end mobile devices.

At SmashedIT we offer high quality, original parts and expert installations and repairs along with our custom range of Leather Cases designed in NZ.

Liam Richardson (


Teardowns I've Worked On

Guides I've Helped Translate

Completed Guides

My Stories



  • Answer to "iPhone 11 vs 11 pro lightning connector assembly?"
  • Answer to "Proximity sensor, lightning port and cellular not working all at once."
  • Answer to "Is there a repair guide for replacing the glass back of the 12 Pro?"
  • Answer to "Why doesn’t my Group FaceTime audio work?"
  • Answer to "How to open the 6S Plus"
  • Answer to "Would screen replacement fix green lines/flickering on screen?"
  • Answer to "After changing lcd, camera function didn't work"
  • Answer to "Distortion on earpiece after replacing screen"
  • Answer to "Problems with powering on"
  • Answer to "My phone is stuck on speaker phone"