Erkk Any tips? The wear pad is supposed to be beside this socket, but it had actually gotten itself lodged inside the socket, causing the switch to be unable to go all the way joachimschreiter - 06/09/2010 By the way: When I pflug in the iPhone with my mac: Itunes could Sync my iPhone and iphoto see all the photos, which are on the camera It's mentioned in step 12 of many of the guides. have a peek here
The white tab will rotate up 90 degrees, releasing the ribbon cable. Those things get very hot. Ducktape fix nearly everything Andi - 05/18/2010 Reply Be very very careful with this step. It is the edge closest to the camera.
Even on my 2 year old phone, the glue was still *quite* good at holding the battery in. However, the half on the motherboard is tiny and soldered on. Is it the "Do not remove tape"? Quote from Vishal Vaidya: Is there a way of replacing the connector?
Add to Want to watch this again later? But phone works perfectly now with a new battery. Loading... The vibrate function is a crucial part of your iPhone.
Loading... Kory Kaai 71,887 views 6:24 iPhone 3GS iOS 5 Ringer/Silent Switch Broken - SOLUTION! - Duration: 2:10. alberto Carrillo - 02/14/2010 Reply Hi All, I continue on my iPhone build and I fix one part and seem to break another. https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iPhone+3G+Mute+Button+Replacement/581 Connector 5 is the conection for the mute button as well as the volume control buttons.
jimbbo - 12/16/2010 Reply Actually, I had to apply some pressure to #7 to get it back in place - I tried not to force it as advice above said, but Make surre The spudger is inserted underneath that rubber piece. joachimschreiter - 06/09/2010 On my replacement part, there were two small plastic posts on the back of the switch. I've tried adaptors, three sets of headphones and am a little frustrated that even managing to replace the jack hasn't solved this.
So when I was removing screws, I was really careful and did every-other-one first on one side, and then the other, then back to the first side, etc.
SilentMode Switcher Video Demo Method 3 (Hardware Fix) If your iPhone is under warranty and there is no physical damage visible on the body, try visiting the nearest Apple Store and navigate here Most Liked Posts i1alian085, Dec 19, 2010 i1alian085 macrumors member Joined: Nov 19, 2008 #1 My mute / silent switch on my iPhone is driving me nuts! Keep your fingers wrapped around and resting gently on the top of the screen with your thumb and the first few fingers. Leon Stacey 57,291 views 3:01 Wifi antenna Repair - iPhone 3G & 3GS How to Tutorial - Duration: 4:11.
P.S. Cor Berkelaar - 03/27/2010 Reply Quote from Cor Berkelaar: How on earth do I get the black ribbon cable back into its connector??? Take note of its position and orientation for later reinstallation. Check This Out When the center of the circle in the ribbon is exactly over the center of the connector on the board the respective circles of the connector halves are CONCENTRIC and properly
If you carefully melt the two posts with a broad tip, you create a much firmer bond between the switch itself and the metal shoe it fits on. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Log in The half attaced to the ribbon is replaced with the wifi antenna- very inexpensive.
If I follow this guide, will I be able to pull my phone apart, change the covers and put it back together? The most obvious clip is next to the camera, facing south (if the camera is in the NE corner). iluxan - 08/17/2011 I think the steps to replace the connectors 6 & 7 should be emphasized because of the size/fragility of the connectors. You can also order the parts you need for a DIY vibrate repair on your 3G and 3Gs.
That is because the golden clip nearby the "do not remove sticker". it is my work phone and it is a pain in the ass to turn it off all the time because i am worried about my taylor swift ringtone going off.....the To prevent the battery from bending during the removal process, we recommend against using just the plastic pull-tab . *Note: Removing the battery is NOT necessary for replacing the GPS antenna. this contact form Tap on the virtual button(you can tap on it from anywhere, no need to come to the homescreen).
I hope this is helpful. That's what I did for a few months until I finally got a 4S. Don't know whether I supposed to do that or not, but sending back the battery to ifixit was not an option as I live on the other side of the planet. kristymic - 09/02/2009 Reply Quote from kristymic: I bought my black iPhone a full housing white cover off ebay.
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