Motherboard failure is the most heartbreaking issue for mobile phone owner. Mobile phone with the damaged motherboard considered as dead mobile. Just like a body without a soul. Motherboard failure in mobile phone causes for many reasons without your knowledge.
Maybe you may be dropped the mobile on the floor for several times, or you overcharged. Whatever the reason on the final day you need to pay for it.
First, we will discuss what is motherboard and causes for its damage are.
What is Motherboard in mobile?
A motherboard is one of the essential parts of your mobile phone. It is a heart for your Mobile phone like CPU of a computer through which it runs. It holds together many of the crucial components of your mobile.
In simple words motherboard is a brain/heart of the mobile that helps to perform the device as your body functions with the help of brain/heart.
If heart/brain fails, your body stops moving, and you’re considered as dead. In the same way, if motherboard gets damage then mobile phones stop working.
Motherboard repair and replacement are costly. So you don’t even think about its replacement unless your mobile phone is quite expensive.
How to check mobile motherboard is working or not?
Ensure whether you can send & receive calls generally without any overheating issue. Also, ensure that you can charge your mobile usually (check the battery indicator).
Make sure that your mobile is not getting heat while charging. If not your mobile motherboard is working fine.
When motherboard fails or damaged, you can’t even boot it up your mobile. In some cases, your mobile may work fine, but your battery will get discharge very quickly with overheat.
Now we will discuss the number of reasons for motherboard failure in mobiles
Yes, this is the main reason for motherboard failures. As we know, many people use their mobiles phones while charging and sometimes they forget to unplug the charger even after full charge.
Using your mobile while charging does not harm your device. But, it will take a long time to charge the full mobile, and you may experience overheating issues.
If you’re using a low-quality charger, then you shouldn’t use your mobile while charging. It put the negative impact on quality of charge and tends to overheat.
To overcome this keep your mobile at normal temperature. Avoid using your mobile while charging. Do soft reset
Check for those apps which causing overheat for your mobile phone and uninstall them.
Moisture will cause severe damage to the mobile phone. Moisture drops directly enter the circuit board. Unprotected mobiles phones have higher chance to get damaged easily due to moisture. It reaches the circuit board and can cause hairline cracks in the board.
Most of the mobile phones get to stop working when they met water or other liquid.
Take your water damaged handset to service center immediately so that you can prevent severe damage to the motherboard. Avoid using the mobile in the rain.
Don’t use the mobile with wet hands. Try to keep your device away from sweat and other wet areas.
Playing heavy games on Low-end mobile phones tend to overheat thus causes motherboard damage. Overheating issues mainly occurs due to heavy battery consumption.
Therefore high-end games consume heavy battery and produce overheat. Try to avoid playing high-end games on low RAM Mobile phones.
Physical Damage or Hard Drops
Most of us make a common mistake that is dropping our mobile everywhere. Due to hard drops or accident, physical damage will occur like display issues.
Too many mobile drops can cause severe damage to internal parts. The main effect will be on the motherboard. Due to huge pressure, internal circuits on the motherboard may break and cause severe issues.
To prevent huge damage to your device always use shock proof back covers, Tampered Glass, etc., These precautions can save your Mobile from severe damage.
Few other reasons for motherboard failure in phones
- Repairing your device from unqualified or inexperienced technician can cause damage to your mobile.
- Improper installation of a battery causes overheating and thus tends to motherboard issues.
- Using damaged batteries or damaged charging adoptors also a reason for motherboard issues.
- Using incompatible charges, USB may cause damage to the motherboard.
- Rooting your device may bring severe issues to your mobile. Sometimes motherboard may fail to work.
In many cases, it’s very expensive to repair or replace the motherboard for mobile phones. Always keep your mobile safe by using tempered glass, shockproof back cover to avoid severe damage to the motherboard. I found any issue its best to get serviced your mobile phone with qualified technician. Always use compatible accessories and try to avoid using duplicate things.
If you know any other reasons for motherboard failure, please comment below. 🙂