Fourth generation iPhone. Repair is straightforward, but the front glass and LCD must be replaced as a unit. GSM / 8, 16, or 32 GB capacity / Model A1332 / Black and White.

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Why is my backlight out?

i got a new case the other day and the very next day that i had it on i dropped my phone. i drop my phone all the time without a case and nothing happens but i dropped it with a new case on it and my whole screen shattered. they next day i was watching a movie on my couch and dropped my phone onto the hardwood floor. i picked it up and tried to turn it on and the screen would go from black to navy blue but i cant see anything. my phone is still responsive (vibrates when i plug it in, makes sound or vibrates when i get a text/email) but i cant see anything on the screen. what did i do and how can i fix it?

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sadie, "my whole screen shattered" means that you need to replace your display assembly. Here is the guide and the part is available right here. Hope this helps, good luck.

iPhone 4 LCD Screen and Digitizer (GSM/AT&T) Image

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will that fix my back light problem or just my screen?

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the backlight is contained in your display. the power for the backlight comes from some of the components on the logic board. In most case after a drop on the floor, it is the backlight that is damaged. There is always a chance that the components on the logic board are broken, that will be much more difficult to repair.

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