Sixth iteration of Apple iPhone, announced on September 12, 2012. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Black or White.

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Help identifying a part in iPhone 5

Hey guys.

I work in a small repair shop in my town.

The other day a customer came in with a white iPhone 5 where the microphone didn't work at all.

Apparently he'd had a rather tech-savvy friend open it and replace something.

There is supposed to be a small ring that's missing inside the red area in the image linked bellow but that's missing.

The ring is connected to the part highlighted in yellow and that's the part i'm looking for, i've searched all the tear downs and repair manuals but I haven't found anything, help me? D:

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this is part of the antenna, not having anything to do with the microphone.

if the mic is not working, first try to restore the phone. if still no good. replace the lower flex assembly

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None of those parts are important.

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Doesn't really help me here. I didn't ask about their importance, I asked for help identifying the part. What is it?

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