Updated Oct 1 2016! Here are some links to the tools you may need to repair your Android or Apple tablet. Updated Oct 1 2016!
Tablet Repair Tools Under $10
These tool kits aren't very expensive, but should last for one or two repairs of your iPhone / Galaxy / iPad or Nexus. If you're looking to repair tablets or phones for a side business or for a living, you'll want to get a nicer set, but for the occasional repair these should do fine.
|Vastar 14 Piece Tool Kit||14 piece set of repair tools for tablets and phones. Includes 5 nylon prying tools, vinyl wide board, Ultra-thin steel pry tool, stainless steel spatula or scraper & electro static discharge tweezers. Suction cup for screen removal, screwdrivers, key for SIM tray removal are also included.|
|Kaisi 16-Piece Precision Screwdriver Set||This is a great starter kit for under $10. In addition to standard screwdriver tips and sizes, this set includes Torx screwdrivers for those rare screw sets. It also includes a couple "guitar-pick" style pry tools that will help you keep from marring your device. While it's not a fancy kit, it will be enough for small one-time repairs. Some of the pry tools may not hold up to repeated use, but it should be sturdy enough for a quick fix.|
|Zacro 18 in 1 Professional Opening Pry Tool Repair Kit||This kit is focused more on the opening of your device. It includes a wide array of pry tools and spudgers. Two tools set it apart from other kits, in that it includes a metal, double-ended pry tool and a very small razor knife|
|E-PRANCE 17 in 1 Repair Disassemble Toolkit for iPhone 4 / iPhone 4S / iPhone 5 iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus / iPad Air iPad mini / Samsung / Nokia / Apple iMac Retina Macbook Pro||For iPhones, Nokia smartphones and Android phones, this is a well-rated generic tool kit at a low price. It includes a suction cup, small screwdrivers, guitar-pick size pry tools and spudgers|
Tablet Repair Tools Under $20
These are a little nicer than the sub-$10 sets and would be a good choice if you help friends out with their repairs.
|Floureon 38-piece Precision Screwdriver Set Repair Tool Kit for iPad, iPhone, PC, Watch, Samsung and Other Smartphone Tablet Computer Electronic Devices||38-piece tool set that includes a carrying case. Screwdrivers have rubberized grips and strong magnetic tips to make sure you don't lose those tiny screws. The precision Torx bits are great for other device repair too.|
|Jellas 23 in 1 iPhone Repair Kit Professional Precision Magnetic Screwdriver Set||At just barely over $10, this set is a pretty good deal. It includes screen a cleaning cloth, and slightly magnetized screwdrivers with rubberized handles.|
Professional Tablet Repair Tools and Kits
These tools and sets are more expensive and are meant for repeated use by a pro who needs a higher quality of repair tool.
|iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit 70 pcs||Here is the absolute best in toolkits for repairing smartphones and tablets. If you are considering providing repair as a service for others, CHECK OUT THIS KIT. In addition to standard screwdriver tips, this set also has hard-to-find tips for specialized hardware. It also includes a suction cup for lifting touch screens from devices.|
|High Performance Pro Tech Repair Business Toolkit for Cell Phones, iPhones, Smart Phones, Tablets, Laptops, Computers, Games, and Electronics||Over 125 pieces in this huge tool kit. This kit includes the bits specialized for Apple devices in addition to an anti-static work mat and wrist strap. Carrying shoulder bag is also included.|