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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Touch screen not responding after throwing it


My Iphone 5 screen was unresponsive after i threw it on the wall. Luckily, it didn't break any part of my screen or aluminium body. But screen lost it responsiveness after that incident. I can see all the apps, siri is working.

I can't unlock my iphone, but i opened maps, gmail with siri and other apps using SIRI.

How do i fix this?

any kind souls pls help. My warranty was over few months back. :(

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You could have knocked the digitizer cable loose.

Follow this guide to check the connection.

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I also have an iPhone 5c that was thrown and now has no touch. I replaced the screen with a working good one and still no touch. Replaced it with multiple screens but all have no touch. Is there a component that controls touch function? Is so where is it?


inspect the connectors for any damage


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