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iPhone 5 Front camera dont work after screen replacement

Hi everyone, i did a screen replacement of my iphone 5 but after that the front camera doesn't work anymore, i tried to reseat the connector but steel not working, could i screw up the logic board? help!!!

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I have two like this and it is board damage at the very edge of the board.

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you probably damaged the front camera flex cable. they are very fragile, replace and your camera will be fine

iPhone 5 Front-Facing Camera and Sensor Cable Replacement

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should it matter if the earpiece and the brightness adjuster still working?

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i bought a replacement camera from ifixit as well and did the replacement, they don't work. the camera when turned on just gives a small glimpse of what it sees and then freezes, do you know what the problem is?

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It seems you break the cable of front-facing camera. Can you describe more detail about the front -facing camera.

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Does the back camera work? Some times if back cameras broke it won't cycle to the front camera

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Jess do you mean damage around were the camera contacts to the motherboard?

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Yes--there is a row of very tiny SMD components between flex connector and board edge.

The other had damage to another tiny component on the other side of the connector. I will try to post a pic later

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