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iCell and Repair is a full service wireless device dealer serving all of Pinellas County and the Tampa Bay area including St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Largo. We specialize in repairs for any Apple product including iPhone, iPad and iPod as well as Androids and Blackberry device repair. We provide pre-paid wireless service starting out as low as $40.00 per month with no contract through multiple dealers. We also buy and sell pre-owned mobile devices and accessories with a huge selection to choose from. But most importantly of all, you will receive premier, personalized service every time.
So no matter what you wireless device needs are, iCell and Repair has you covered.

iPhone repair Specialist


We get calls all the time with customers in a Panic,  they have just replaced there screen on there iPhone or had there screen replaced and when they went to look at there pictures after the fact, they were no where to be found!  Now when they plug there phone into iTunes it shows the pictures are there but they are marked as other but yet are still no where to be found on the phone.


This my friends is obviously a HUGE problem before we begin there are some preventitive steps that MUST be taken.


Note:  This will also fix most issues if your camera roll becomes corrupt for any reason and displays in iTunes as other.


PROCEED WITH CAUTION: This works for us multiple times a week but we can not be held resposible for a damaged iPhone this tutorial works in most cases but you must follow the first 2 steps just in case any thing goes wrong or you delete the wrong file. 


1. Back up your phone to iTunes as we will be messing with the file system

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2. For this tutorial we will be using iFunBox although there are others out there this is the one we like to use.  To download just click the link and download for either Mac or Windows.

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 Once you have downloaded and installed,  you will plug your phone in with the lost pictures and you will see it come up with a camera icon possibly multiple icons will have all of your pictures in it.  Create a New folder and select all the pictures and drag them into this new Folder (This is just for Safety as i said earlier we will be messing with the file system and you want to have these backed up in case anything goes wrong)

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  Once you have taken care of all the backup and saftey issues we can move on to restoring them photos.  The Fist thing that you will do is in iFunBox click on the left side Raw File system.  Then you will click photo data.

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Once you click Photo Data it will bring up a screen that looks like this or a variation of this.

iPhone Screen Repair

The File that is selected above is the culprit here its photos.sqlite

First things first copy this file to your desktop (just to have backed up)

then to fix your photos you just need to delete this file.

If deleting this file does not work there are two others you must delete 99% of the time deleting the above file works:


Pinellas County iPhone Repair

Once this file has been deleted all you need to do to recover your beloved pictures is unplug and power off and then back on your phone.  Once your phone is back on go to the camera roll it may still be blank at first just give it a few minutes and all of your photos will slowly start to restore depending on how many you have and like magic you are done!




iCell and Repair is proud to announce our newest store in the Tampa/Oldsmar Area located at 9705 W Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615.  We will be doing all cell phone repair including iPhone, iPad and iPod screen repair.  We also will repair all computers and have many accesories for sale.  We are authorized T-Mobile and Go Smart dealers and have a large selection of Pre-Owend phone for sale.  Grand Opening will be middle of September 2013!



The iPhone 5 has been one of the hottest devices in the last year,  and people have come to depend on them.  Wether for work or play people love there phone.  So what happens when you drop and shatter the screen?  Well luckily if your in Pinellas county we 2 location to have your phone fixed and on your way in under 30 minutes!  Click here for iPhone 5 repair in the Clearwater, Largo area.  Or for iPhone repair in the St Petersburg, Tampa area.




Tired of feeling like you have no reliable options when its comes to your Mac?  iCell and Repair St Petersburg is the premier Apple repair facility in Pinellas County.  Whether you have  cracked the screen on your Macbook or your iMac needs a diagnosis we are here to help,  and did we mention we diagnose all devices and computers free of charge.  So no need to feel like you’ve been ripped off if your machine can’t be fixed.  We are conveniently located near Downtown St Petersburg at 5225 4th St N Ste A St Petersburg Fl.  Close to the Tampa bay bridges and Roosevelt Blvd with direct access to Clearwater and northern Pinellas County.  Almost All Apple repairs are done same day and by experienced technicians.  We also repair all iPhones, iPads and iPods while you wait!

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