Praise be to Allaah.
Selling and repairing equipment that may be used for good or
for evil, for permissible or haraam things, is subject to further
It is permissible to sell them
and repair them for those who it is known or thought most likely will use
them for permissible purposes.
It is not permissible to sell
them or repair them for those who it is known or thought most likely that
they will use them for haraam purposes.
If it is not known, then one
should act upon what one thinks is most likely to be the case. If what is
usual in your country is that they are used for permissible purposes, then
it is permissible, otherwise it is haraam.
What appears to us to be the case is that mobile phones are
used for permissible purposes in most cases, unlike televisions. Based on
that, there is nothing wrong with you repairing this equipment, selling
parts and training others to work in this field, whilst paying attention to
You should deal with the phone
only, and not the chip or memory card. Thus you will be safe from looking at
what it contains.
In the event that you see
something that is obviously wrong, whether it is an image or a movie, then
you have to remove it, so as to denounce the evil, and you should not pay
any attention to the owner’s objections. In this case, you have to advise
the owner of the phone and explain to him that this action of his is haraam.
For more information, please see the answer to question
number 34597 and
We ask Allaah to guide and help us and you.
And Allaah knows best.