When you break your phone, thinking of all the potential life-saving survival uses for a broken phone isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to your mind. I don’t know about you, but I usually see money signs that just got smashed into bits.
However, after reading this post. If and when the time comes where you find yourself with a broken cell phone, you’ll think of these ways you can use a broken cell phone for.
Survival Uses For A Broken Smartphone
Let’s start with number one.
DIY Survival Kit
You can transform a seemingly worthless cell phone that’s broken into oblivion, into a full-blown DIY survival tool kit.
You can make multiple tools with the parts from the busted smartphone. Here are the parts of the phone you can use:
- LCD Screen
- Circuit Board
- Metal Scraps
Out of those parts from the phone, here are the tools you can make that may get you out of a survival situation. A broken iPhone is a small price to pay for survival.
- Survival Signal by using the LCD screen as a mirror
- Make an improvised compass from the wire and speaker
- Make cutting tools by using the circuit board and metal
See below for even more tools you can make.
Improvised Survival Tools Infographic
Here is an infographic displaying and detailing the tools you can make with the broken pieces from your smartphone.
Infographic was created by Anton.
Now you know the few but powerful survival uses for a broken phone.
Skip the trash, save the parts so you can use them later.
Have you used a broken cell phone parts for a DIY project before?