iFixit starts selling Pixel parts for DIY repairs

If you need some maintenance, you can now buy official parts to try and fix the problem yourself. Parts and detailed repair guides for Pixel 2 and later are available from .

This includes screens, batteries, reversing cameras and charging ports. They are available a la carte and iFixit plans to offer more types of parts in the future. You can also buy fix kits, which iFixit says contain everything a Pixel user needs to repair their device. Each kit comes with a gizmo to open the phone and an official reseal adhesive. Parts are guaranteed by iFixit for Life – except for batteries, which have a one-year warranty.

To start off, iFixit sells the parts in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and other European countries where Google offers Pixel. The company also plans to support future Pixel models as soon as possible after launch. For example, there will be instructions and parts for this fall. In addition, iFixit wholesales parts to independent repair shops.

Google and iFixit offer official parts to Pixel users. and are also committed to enabling customers to self-repair devices. Smartphone makers took these steps amid a broader push for right-to-repair rules.

Earlier this month, the New York State Assembly, now on the governor’s desk, either signed or vetoed it. Few other states have enacted similar laws. The Federal Trade Commission also has restrictions on illegal repairs.

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