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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iPhone 5 apn numbers in batterys

Hi all I just want to try and find this out.

I see a lot of people that have replaced an iPhone 5 battery have problems with the phone booting or going into recovery mode. Does the iPhone 5 suffer the same as the iPhone 3GS in were the apn had to be a certain number? I have replaced iPhone 5 battery's and never had a problem with this but I always used the same supplier..

Or has the people with the problem maybe damaged the battery connector when replacing. any information on this would be a great help to alot of people

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Yea Joshua I agree I have never came across a iPhone 5 battery that I installed and never worked..

In my opinion I think that they have damaged the little connectors running along side the battery connector

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It could be that yea are using metal til pry the battery connector off in turn shorting it

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Check your serial number here to see if it qualifies for the Battery Replacement Program:

https://ssl.apple.com/support/iphone5-ba...

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I haven't run in to any APN number issues with the 5 and I've done several batteries on them. I use two different suppliers primarily, but it is entirely possible that they both have the same source upstream, as the units look identical.

I feel that it is somewhat more likely that this could come down to damaged battery connectors.

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