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Broke Off 1 Pin of Cell Antenna = Bad Reception. Fix?

Hey guys,

I snapped off one of the feet of the antenna bridge (the one on the right) in an iPhone 4 and now I only get pretty bad reception from the device. Is there any way to fix this or do I just have to get a new cellular antenna?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks,

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You can also get a replacement antenna for less than $10 and it should fix the low reception. On a level of 1-10 of difficulty to replace, 1 being easiest 10 being hardest, it is a 1.

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Already ordered one, took mine out again to clean it today and it's fairly simple. Thanks again.

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Hi,

before to change the antenna try to clean its contact as the grease of the skin can cause poor signal.

Beppe

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Thanks for the tip, after cleaning the feet with windex the reception did improve but it's still not up to the original strength. I guess I will have to replace the antenna after all.

Thanks again!

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