Fixing a Damaged iPhone 13 Pro Back Glass

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Repairing a cracked iPhone 13 Pro back glass can be crucial, considering its ceramic shield and sleek design aimed at resisting scratches and maintaining a premium appearance. Dropping the phone can result in noticeable cracks, affecting both aesthetics and functionality, especially if wireless charging is compromised.

PhonoFix offers top-notch services to restore glass, ensuring it looks as good as new and functions properly.


Is it possible to repair the back glass of the iPhone 13 Pro?

Repairing the back glass of the iPhone 13 Pro involves the expertise of a skilled technician who can carefully disassemble the device, replace any damaged components, and reassemble it with new parts. In contrast, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus feature removable back glass, making repairs simpler and more cost-effective compared to earlier iPhone models.

Guide to repairing the rear glass of the iPhone 13 Pro:

Repairing the back glass of the iPhone 13 Pro demands meticulous attention to detail and should ideally be handled by skilled professionals equipped with the necessary tools. Here are some expert tips and guidelines from the technicians at PhonoFix to assist in the repair process:

Step 1: Collect Essential Tools and Materials

  • replacement back glass for iPhone 13
  • Heat gun or hairdryer
  • Prying tool (plastic or metal)
  • Small Phillips screwdriver
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Microfiber cloth
  • Adhesive strips or glue (if replacement glass doesn’t come with adhesive)
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Step 2: Turn Off and Prepare the Device

  • Power off your iPhone 13.
  • Remove any SIM card tray.

Step 3: Apply heat to the rear glass

  • Apply heat from a heat gun to the edges of your iPhone 13 Pro for approximately 90 seconds until the glass becomes slightly warm. This will help to gently loosen the glass from its position.
  • Remove any SIM card tray.

Step 4: Insert Levering Instrument

  • After the back glass becomes warm, carefully insert a tool between the back glass and the frame of the iPhone 13 Pro.
  • Then, using the tool, gently start prying the back glass away from the edges. Be careful and gentle to avoid causing any damage.

Step 5: Raise the Rear Panel

  • Carefully remove and lift the broken glass, ensuring no damage to any internal components.

Step 6: Wipe Down the Surrounding Structure

  • Use isopropyl alcohol and a microfiber cloth to clean any remaining debris from your iPhone. Cleaning the frame thoroughly is crucial.

Step 7: Get Ready with the New Rear Glass Panel

  • Ensure that the replacement back glass for your iPhone has adhesive pre-applied. If it does not, use adhesive strips or apply a thin layer of adhesive around the edges of the glass.
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Step 8: Fit the New Rear Glass Panel into Place

  • Ensure that the replacement back glass for your iPhone has adhesive pre-applied. If it does not, use adhesive strips or apply a thin layer of adhesive around the edges of the glass.

Step 9: Put Everything Back Together and Conduct Testing

  • After replacing the back glass of the iPhone 13 Pro, reassemble the screws and reinsert the SIM tray. Power on your iPhone 13 Pro and verify that all functionalities are working correctly.

Further Recommendations:

  • Work in a clean and organized area.
  • Avoid losing any screws.
  • Be careful to prevent damage to any iPhone components.
  • Take your time and be patient during the repair process.
  • Rushing can cause damage to your iPhone.
  • Always perform the repair under the guidance of professionals.

How to fix the rear glass of an iPhone 13 Pro

  • When the back of an iPhone 13 Pro cracks, you have limited options. Some of these include:

Attach an iPhone 13 Pro protective case

  • If you drop your phone and the back glass cracks, the first step to prevent further damage is to put a protective case on it. This can help mitigate additional damage, but there is still a risk of water seeping in through the cracks. Therefore, taking proper precautions is essential.

Why avoid DIY approaches?

Here are several reasons why attempting a DIY repair may not be advisable:

1.       Essential steps could be overlooked.

2.       Certain tasks demand expertise.

3.       Inadequate access to necessary equipment.

4.       There’s potential for personal injury.

5.      Consider having PhonoFix handle the job for you.

Advantages of having professionals replace the rear glass:

If you accidentally drop your iPhone 13 Pro and discover cracks on the back, PhonoFix offers quick and affordable repairs through skilled professionals.

Professionals possess the required expertise and experience for handling back glass repairs.

Workshops run by professionals are equipped with all the necessary tools for iPhone repairs.

Choosing professionals over DIY for back glass replacements offers numerous advantages.


Repairing the back glass of your iPhone 13 Pro demands accuracy and skilled handling. Following the detailed instructions provided by PhonoFix professionals will guide you through the process smoothly, ensuring a successful repair without risking damage to your valuable iPhone. Our company specializes in restoring your iPhone 13 Pro to its original condition, enabling you to fully enjoy its premium capabilities without any issues.

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