We'll diagnose

and repair your gadget

Certified Level 3 Cellular Device Repair Experts
A+ Certified Computer Technicians specializing in repair of all PCs and Mac
All service repairs done in-house in our Barrington, IL facility
We use only the highest quality replacement parts on our repairs
We offer a 90 day warranty on all of our parts and labor

Providing quality

and excellence in all that we do

Our Services


Industry Certified Technicians will repair your PC or Mac for a fraction of our competition.

iPad & Tablet Repair

GadgetBar’s Master Technicians specialize in repairing every generation of Apple iPad plus many other popular tablet PCs. Our inventory includes only the finest, quality-tested replacement parts available and guarantee all of our parts to be brand-new.


Sales and Services.

Cell Phones

GadgetBar’s Level 3 Cellular Device Technicians can repair virtually every make and model of mobile phone.

Apple iPod Repair

We stock replacement parts for the latest generations of Apple iPods.

Other Services

Come visit us to find solutions to all your gadget tech needs

Repair services for e-book readers, multi-functional portable media players, web browsing devices, portable gaming devices and three dimensional printers (3DP) and three dimensional printing (3DP) hardware accessories
Installation of computer networking software; computer services, namely, data backup and recovery services; maintenance and updating of computer software
Installing computer software and firmware for operating system programs for use with mobile devices and mobile phones
modifying pre-installed mobile communication device software for the purpose of allowing a mobile communication device of one carrier to be used for another carrier
Modifying pre-installed mobile communication device software for the purpose of allowing root access and removing default restrictions in order to give the user of the mobile communication device full access and full permission


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Based on 133 reviews
zabi hotaki
zabi hotaki
01:17 07 Oct 20
Brian at GadgetBar provides white glove service for his customers. I had crashed my dji mavic mini drone and broke one of the arms on the drone. He replaced the broken arm and made it work like brand new! His rates are great too! I’ll be coming back for all my gadget needs.
Mike Webb
Mike Webb
00:42 02 Oct 20
Stopped in for a problem with my iPhone not charging. The owner was able to fix it right then and there for me! Very nice and knowledgeable!
Chris Karkos
Chris Karkos
22:21 16 Sep 20
What a wonderful company! I have never found a person that has given me more attention and compassion than Gadget Bar.
Sarah Strack
Sarah Strack
15:55 06 Aug 20
I've gone to gadget bar twice. First to fix a cracked iphone screen and then for water damage to a samsung s9 (I'm a bit of a clutz.). Both times I felt the work was well done and fairly priced and I left happy! Its especially nice to find a place that does work on Samsung devices, I highly recommend it!
Mike Ananevicz
Mike Ananevicz
22:01 30 Jul 20
Great communication, service, and price. Had them change a battery in my S8 Active and it was as smooth as expected.
22:25 29 Jul 20
Brian is a solid guy!. Got me in right away to replace my iPhone screen while I waited.. Simple in and out, plus in the down time he has a super cool store dog to play with!.. 1st time experience there, great prices, friendly and very professional!. As I was waiting I noticed he carried himself in a very professional manor w/a customer that wasn’t to friendly and in my opinion this customer might have hit happy hour a little early.. I’m a new fan of the Gadget Bar for sure.. Might even drop off a bone for that store dog, my new buddy.. 👍🏻
Weston Raviolo
Weston Raviolo
21:23 26 Jun 20
Very professional and helpful, 10/10 would give my business again
Sumika Masuyama
Sumika Masuyama
06:56 13 Jun 20
The owner fixed my headphones! I am really happy with this experience! 5/5 definitely recommend!
Aaron Joseph
Aaron Joseph
23:46 27 Feb 20
The owner is the most honest and trustworthy person I have ever met. He went far and above for me and the quality of his work is impeccable. I really appreciate how straightforward he is. Thank you for being very generous and you have earned a customer for life. Wish you continued success!
03:14 24 Sep 19
Exceptional service, extremely knowledgeable, no better place to repair phones, ipads and computers. He is patient with all customers from advanced repairs to simple solutions. You will not be disappointed.
j k
j k
22:21 29 Jul 19
Exceptional customer service! Owner ordered a new screen for my son’s iPhone. Arrived super quick and installed the same day. Workmanship looks great. Thank you!
j k
j k
22:21 29 Jul 19
Exceptional customer service! Owner ordered a new screen for my son’s iPhone. Arrived super quick and installed the same day. Workmanship looks great. Thank you!
joseph osunde
joseph osunde
12:56 29 Jul 19
It's the ultimate in customer service experience. Fast and courteous. It's all about getting the job done.
Jody Lynn Nye
Jody Lynn Nye
15:48 23 Jul 19
Excellent, hard-working owner does everything he can to restore your gadget to working condition. I have used his services three times now, and am always satisfied. (Friendly dog on premises, too!)
Jody Lynn Nye
Jody Lynn Nye
15:48 23 Jul 19
Excellent, hard-working owner does everything he can to restore your gadget to working condition. I have used his services three times now, and am always satisfied. (Friendly dog on premises, too!)
Tyler Svrusis
Tyler Svrusis
15:01 19 Jul 19
Great experience. Had to get a job done very quickly as I was leaving for a trip and he got my drone flying again within 24 hours. Great price. Nothing more I could ask for.
Joe Legions
Joe Legions
21:28 10 Jul 19
This was my 4th time at GadgetBar. Every time the service is precise, fast, and well detailed. Definitely a cut above the rest!
Christine Daye
Christine Daye
17:10 09 Jun 19
Fast, courteous, professional and reasonably priced. Extra bonus points for Saturday and evening hours. Would definitely recommend GadgetBar and will definitely use again.
Christine Daye
Christine Daye
17:09 09 Jun 19
Fast, courteous, professional and reasonably priced. Extra bonus points for Saturday and evening hours. Would definitely recommend GadgetBar and will definitely use again.
Hunter Hayes
Hunter Hayes
21:57 07 May 19
Hands down best experience I have had trying to get technology fixed. Very knowledgeable, friendly, fast, and reasonably priced!
Eric Gomez
Eric Gomez
13:39 24 Apr 19
Amazing experience, absolutely great customer service. I went in because my phone was damaged due to water. He gave me all of my options, even sent me to Apple to try and save me money. Turned out fixing it through him was my best option. He saved me hundreds of dollars and my phone works great.
k r
k r
06:50 08 Jan 19
Brian is super fast, detailed, precise, and a great deal. Recently, he replaced the batteries in my son's cell and my cell. Also, on New Year's Eve, he literally swapped out the screen on my daughter's laptop, tightened up the case and repaired all of the damage to the case, while I was standing there, just so my daughter could use it that night with her friends. Thanks Brian.
john schehl
john schehl
02:27 26 Nov 18
i brought a Lenovo Yoga laptop in for repair; it would no longer charge. As things turned out, it was a very difficult problem to diagnose. Gadget Bar's staff, specifically Brian, was very persistent in figuring out the cause of the problem. While never giving up, he also continuously kept me informed about progress, explained his process in detail and charged a very fair amount for the total time he spent. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE ALL AROUND. THANKS!
Matthew Baltimore
Matthew Baltimore
19:31 02 Nov 18
Fantastic Experience with Drone Repair. I came in with my Inspire drone and Brian was very helpful from the start. I got off work late and arrived about 15 minutes before close. He still was there and willing to help me out with my problem and stayed after hours to help me with the repair. Overall great experience and for any tech that needs to be fixed I will be heading there!

    Main  Brian at the Gadget Bar is awesome.  We have a built-in fireplace in our sunroom with a remote control that has an LCD screen and a few buttons.  The buttons all stopped working a while back and we couldn't find a new remote anywhere.  So, while it was probably an unusual request, we brought it to Brian and he couldn't have been any nicer or more enthusiastic about helping us fix it.  He took it apart and confirmed that all the buttons on the circuit board were worn out.  He found the exact button replacements online from a random Chinese supplier, ordered them for us, and soldered them onto the circuit board.  The remote works like new again.  Parts and labor were very reasonable - certainly less than buying a new remote.  I would encourage you to look around your house for electronics that aren't working and bring them to The Gadget Bar to let Brian tinker with them!

    thumb Sarah R.

    Main  I dropped off an iPad 4 that had the screen cracked, and was given amazing service with a few hours turnaround time. Excellent place to have your electronics repaired quickly, and at a very fair price.

    thumb Andrew E.

    Main  I have been there three times before and on my fourth visit the manager was very unpleasant to work with. He didn't recognize me although I was a repeat customer. He took his time making his way to the front and seemed unwilling to help with my problem. Felt like he was only willing to meet me half way, and told me to go elsewhere for a cracked screen.

    thumb Sara L.

    Main  Brian took in my wife's dropped S8. It was repaired overnight at what I considered a reasonable cost. The perfect combo of service and price. No hesitation ever to work with Gadgetbar again!

    thumb Fast Eddie F.

    Main  Brian treated me like a customer that he has had for years.  He sent me to another shop knowing they would be able to serve me better and he wanted me taken care of.  Cannot recommend this place enough.

    thumb Andrew B.

    Main  This place has great costumer service and super reasonable prices, better that any other places!!!

    The owner was super nice and knowledgeable and explained really well all my options. He was able to fix my daughter's iPad.

    Don't look any further, this is the place to go!!! I was really satisfied with the service I received!!

    thumb Marcela B.

    Main  Brian knows what he is doing! He makes sure that you problem is fixed! I would not even think of going anywhere else if you have a phone issue. Other places are..."kids with screwdrivers"!

    thumb D. D.

    Main  Brilliant!  Everyone there is so genius!  I've brought in a variety of damaged products including iPads, android tablets and phones.  This past visit Adam totally helped me out.  He is very knowledgeable and navigated all my devices with ease.  He always has the customers best interest as his priority.  He knows it's important to give you accurate information and practical timelines but still works so hard to get your repair back to you in the most timely fashion.  He has left notes for the mailman and FedEx delivery people asking them to leave my replacement parts at his door if it's before or after business hours.  Adam always makes sure he test each new part and that things are working 100% so you don't encounter any glitches.  He takes his time with your product and will always be honest at giving you the best possible option for repair versus replacing an item.  Gadget Bar rocks!

    thumb Kelly S.

    Main  I highly recommend Gadget Bar!  Brian is professional, courteous and knowledgeable.  First visit, he replaced my daughters cracked screen same day at a great price!  Recently came back when we needed to get data retrieved on a broken phone.  He went above and beyond to help and my daughter was happy she got what she needed!

    thumb Jeanne H.

    Main  This is a great place.  I came in first time to fix a broken screen on my daughters iPhone. The owner gave me a very reasonable price and the problem was fixed in less than an hour. Second time I can with a need to replace a broken port in my phone. Again service was great and the problem was fixed right on the spot. Recently I needed to change a battery in the old iPhone. I had the battery thought that could do it myself. Ordered parts online. As expected it came in with the wrong screwdriver, thus making it impossible to do it myself. I had to use this place again. The owner took care of the battery at no cost. He didn't have to it for free. When I asked him why, he said he values loyal costumers. That's what I call a great costumer service. Always attentive and return in abundance.

    thumb Rena V.

    Main  I found this place through Yelp and the reviews are all true. The experience was fantastic and the work done was prompt and reasonable. I got my old iPhone 4S fixed here.

    thumb Sid B.

    Main  This is a terrific business. The owner operated business opened three years ago and offers great service and fair pricing in a convenient location. I trust GadgetBar for my phone, tablet and PC repair needs.

    My son broke off a headphone plug inside the jack of his iPad. Apple would have charged more than the IPad 4 is worth. GadgetBar got it done in under five minutes at a reasonable price while we waited in their comfortable waiting area; no "Genius Bar" Appointment. They even told us how long it would take if the iPad had to be opened up.

    Give them a try; I would highly recommend them.

    thumb L B.

    Main  Thank God for these guys who fix our expensive devices when we break them. I dropped my iPhone 5s, shattering the screen. I of course looked to Yelp for a great repair shop and found Gadgetbar had many excellent reviews. The repair was quick, phone looks brand new and the service was excellent and pricing very fair. Hopefully I won't need to come back, but if I ever do need this service again I know where to go. Highly recommended!

    thumb Ken C.

    Main  I brought my Nexus 5 in for repair as it wouldn't take a charge. Brian tried a couple of different charging ports and even ordered a new battery attempting to figure out the problem. He worked diligently and methodically at testing the different hardware issues it might be but unfortunately it turned out that the main connection was faulty and to he advised me that to repair it might cost as much as a new phone. I really appreciated his honesty and after spending all of that time on the testing he refused to accept payment. I can't recommend them enough!

    thumb Wende D.

    Main  The service was timely and incredibly affordable! I had my screen replaced on an iPhone 5, and couldn't be happier with the job done. The experience was pleasant, honest, and hassle-free. I would definitely visit again if I had any phone-related needs.

    thumb Erick T.

    Main  Incredibly grateful for Brian and the staff at Gadget Bar! I dropped my phone at a convention on Saturday and shattered the screen/digitizer/lcd. Brought it in on Monday night and the phone was finished on Tuesday afternoon. I used the coupon on the Yelp page and I thought the price was very reasonable for completely new parts on a phone. No bulls***, just straight up honesty and quality service. I got a Otter Box so I don't mess up my phone again. Again, very grateful, they saved the day!

    thumb Samantha R.

    Main  Wow--these guys saved the day for me;I accidentally dropped and cracked the screen of my corporate Blackberry z10. Brought it to GadgetBar last Friday afternoon; they fixed it/had it ready for me to pick up the following Tuesday! If I had not had GadgetBar fix my work Blackberry, my company would've stuck me with some random downgraded phone; Instead, sweet baby Jesus sent me a GadgetBar angel, and now I'm back in business with my fixed up Blackberry! Thank you, sweet baby Jesus and GadgetBar! Hollah!

    thumb J T W.

    Main  Wow, what a surprisingly good experience!

    No one ever enjoys getting something fixed. It's an annoying, unexpected expense and the process is usually a huge nightmare - calling in warranties, dealing with automated phone systems, getting the general sense that no one cares whether or not you get your computer back in time for that big presentation or not.

    That was not the case at Gadget Bar! I dropped off my obnoxiously large, self-built computer for them to take a look at. I was having issues with my graphics cards or something and wanted an outside opinion on how to address the issue. I left the computer and expected a response in a day or two.

    I heard nothing for a whole week. My red flags went way up! Was the whole computer and phone repair business and elaborate hoax to run away with my multi-thousand dollar computer system?!? I called ready to get my business voice on, but was reassured that they were working on it and dealing with custom systems takes time.

    The next day I got a phonecall from the technician, Tyler, assuring me there was significant progress and my computer was just more messed up then either of us had anticipated. Over the next few days he gave me daily updates and asked for my approval before making potentially expensive mods to my case and hardware. The process was very painful, and as someone who knows a good deal about computers he absolutely was not taking advantage of me.

    The whole process took about a week and a half. I picked up the computer and the total repair costs were MUCH lower than I expected, even when dealing with such custom hardware! I was impressed with the work and the professionalism! The only reason I am giving 4 stars instead of 5 was for the week with no contact, but they quickly changed their tune once they knew it was an issue for me!

    Overall I had a very pleasant repair process with the homies at the bar, and will be bringing my stuff back if I'm ever unfortunate enough to have another computer problem I can't fix on my own!

    thumb Joshua S.