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so are the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s screens interchangeable

Can we simply replace the home button module with the new sensor module or are the LCD and digitizer connectors different?

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If you are thinking you can replace the unit to gain the fingerprint detector the answer is No.

As far as the LCD its' self its the same screen per the specs as the iPhone 5 but likely has a different ribbon cable layout per the leaked pics we so far have seen. You'll need to wait for the IFIXIT teardown to see what they find.

So why would you do this if you don't need a new screen? Besides the iPhone 5s parts won't be available for quite sometime.

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Here's the IFIXIT teardown iPhone 5s

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Actually I can get the 5S screens now albeit at a steep cost.

That's why i was wondering if the sensor / home button module would fit into the same hole on the iPhone 5 screens which are considerably cheaper.

If the flex cables are different though then we can all forget that idea.

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No the home button is not the same the 5s unit has a larger hole in the cover to make room for the fingerprint sensor

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No no no you can't interchange the screens connectors are different brackets around screen are different..

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yes you can because you can put iphone 5s home button onto iphone 5 screen because the home button size are the same

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Look again! The button size is slightly larger on the 5s for the fingerprint sensor.

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Did you actually do this? i have just broke my iphone 5s screen but have an iphone 5 that cpu died sitting at home and am wondering if i can just pull out the screen and put it in my 5s?

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Have we figured out whether the 5s replacement screen could go into the 5?

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No It won't. Different connectors

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i have this problem but my iPhone 5 screen has cracked and i need a scene but the iPhone 5s screens are cheaper so can i put a 5s screen on my 5

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Sorry sadly, No

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The actual glass yes but not the complete imbolizer itself just the glass but that's a mission to do,

U can change the iPhone 5s to fit the iPhone 5 screen glass only but not the connectors as far as the digital display

Home buttons are not changeable to iPhone 5s/c models

But to iPhone 5 basic models only

But yea that is a mission to take care of and is very very hard most likly u will crack the glass in when u take off the glue and digitizer so not worth it at all,

Any mall or store now will do this job for only 40-70 dollars at most with the correct glass and digitizer inatalled while u wait for it,

Good luck as I also tried myself and a no go just almost broke both of my phones

John

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Differences between iphone 5, 5s, 5c screen assemblies?

https://www.etechparts.com/blog/2013/11/...

The hole for the home button is the same size across the iPhone 5, iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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