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Current version by: jessabethany ,

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didI'm updating this answer--at this point (Summer 2014) I've repaired something like 50-100 phones with pry damage.

If
you getdon't want to send out to have the repair done, then here are a couple of pieces of advice.

1.) About half of the time people underestimate the damage that is actually on the board--before you go order your parts, probe each tiny component with a small needle. Many times they are pushed up off their solder pads and will have to be replaced. An intact component will not move if probed with a needle.

2.) Even if you have your components that were pried off the board, 90% of the time they are damaged themselves. Especially the bottom two pads of U3---this one must have all 6 pads intact.

3.) If you have lost the bottom pad on Q3 or Q7 don't bother replacing it.

4.) The phone will work fine without DZ101_RF, however if you place
this fixed?component incorrectly, you'll have a SIM recognition problem. I would advise leaving it off if you're just trying to fix your power + home button problem.

5.) If you accidentally tear off the pads on the motherboard at U3, it will be extremely difficult (but not impossible) to repair this defect. You'll have to make a custom microjumper.

6.) Try not to dislodge the adjacent R20 and R22 during your U3 repair--these are required and seriously small if you knock them off.

7.) Mis-placement of U3, or if it is dislodged but not completely gone, it will cause the phone to boot in recovery mode and fail to restore--this is another symptom of U3 pry damage. Your phone will not require restoring and will boot up as normal after you replace U3.

If you'd like more advice, feel free to contact me via my profile.
jessa
didI'm updating this answer--at this point (Summer 2014) I've repaired something like 50-100 phones with pry damage.

If
you getdon't want to send out to have the repair done, then here are a couple of pieces of advice.

1.) About half of the time people underestimate the damage that is actually on the board--before you go order your parts, probe each tiny component with a small needle. Many times they are pushed up off their solder pads and will have to be replaced. An intact component will not move if probed with a needle.

2.) Even if you have your components that were pried off the board, 90% of the time they are damaged themselves. Especially the bottom two pads of U3---this one must have all 6 pads intact.

3.) If you have lost the bottom pad on Q3 or Q7 don't bother replacing it.

4.) The phone will work fine without DZ101_RF, however if you place
this fixed?component incorrectly, you'll have a SIM recognition problem. I would advise leaving it off if you're just trying to fix your power + home button problem.

5.) If you accidentally tear off the pads on the motherboard at U3, it will be extremely difficult (but not impossible) to repair this defect. You'll have to make a custom microjumper.

6.) Try not to dislodge the adjacent R20 and R22 during your U3 repair--these are required and seriously small if you knock them off.

7.) Mis-placement of U3, or if it is dislodged but not completely gone, it will cause the phone to boot in recovery mode and fail to restore--this is another symptom of U3 pry damage. Your phone will not require restoring and will boot up as normal after you replace U3.

If you'd like more advice, feel free to contact me via my profile.
jessa
 
Lots of people have this exact pry damage---it is fairly straightforward to replace if you're set up for microsoldering
 
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Original post by: jessabethany ,

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did you get this fixed?

Lots of people have this exact pry damage---it is fairly straightforward to replace if you're set up for microsoldering

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