Installing iPhone 4 Verizon Headphone Jack Cable
Replace a broken headphone jack cable that contains the upper microphone as well as the electronic portions of the volume buttons and silent switch on your Verizon iPhone 4.
- Author: Andrew Bookholt
- Difficulty: Difficult
Use this guide to replace the headphone jack cable which also contains the upper microphone and electronic portions of the volume buttons and silent switch.
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Step 1 — Headphone Jack Cable ¶
Remove the four 1.6 mm Phillips screws securing the volume button and silent switch brackets to the outer case.
Step 2 ¶
Carefully peel the headphone jack/volume button cables off the adhesive securing them to the rear case.
Step 3 ¶
Gently pull the silent switch bracket away from the outer case and peel its small ribbon cable off the inside of the iPhone.
Step 4 ¶
Remove the headphone jack cable from the iPhone.
Step 5 ¶
If you are replacing the headphone jack cable, use the edge of a plastic opening tool to remove the steel brackets for the volume buttons and the silent switch.
Transfer these steel brackets to the new headphone jack cable.