If you’ve managed to break your Pixel 3A already, just one day after its launch, then you’ll be happy to hear there’s now a Google-backed repair service that’ll fix it. uBreakiFix now offers walk-in repairs for both the Pixel 3A and Pixel 3A XL across its 450 US locations. If you drop your phone off before 3PM, then it promises to have your handset fixed the same day.
uBreakiFix’s service represents half of Google’s official repair options for the Pixel 3A, with a support page on the company’s site also noting that customers will be able to mail their phones directly to Google for repairs as well (although that’ll obviously take longer than uBreakiFix’s next-day service.) It’s a good improvement on Google’s end, considering that the search giant didn’t offer repairs of the Pixel 3 and 3 XL until almost five months after their launch. We’d hope that a brand-new phone wouldn’t break within the first five months of its life, but it would be nice to know if the service is going to be there later when you need it.
uBreakiFix offers both in-warranty and out-of-warranty repairs for the new phones, and it’s listed as Google’s official repair partner on the company’s support page, so you’re covered when it comes to getting genuine OEM parts. If you’re paying for the repair yourself, then the company says you can expect to pay $109 to repair a Pixel 3A’s screen or $119 for a Pixel 3A XL.
Update May 8th, 4:10pm: Updated post to reflect Google’s updated support page, which provides additional details on mail-in repairs for the Pixel 3A. This post originally reported that Google hadn’t yet updated its page to offer mail in repairs.