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Black Display, sound when connected to charger, appears in itunes,

I have already looked up whether someone had the same issues with the iphone 5 as I. And I have found similar cases but they did seem to apply on my problem.

Actually I wanted to replace my old battery. I didn't expect any troubles as I had done it before. However the phone would not work after I tried to switch it on afterwards. Nevertheless it "woke up" when I connect it to my charger and it also appears in iTunes. Strangely there is a sound every 5 seconds when it is connected.

Could one of Display cables possibly have been damaged in the opening process? What could I try to fix this problem? Does it make sense to buy a new display?

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If your display is black try a hard reset and if that doesn't work make sure the connections are fitted tight.

If still nothing it's more that likely you damaged the display

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thanks a lot for the quick answer. If I try a hard reset my phone stays dead and doesn't make a sound. (not connected to laptop or charger) That is worrying me a bit. I have already double checked the connections. They seem to be okay. I hope my new battery didn't fry the phone, although I doubt that. I considered having accidently unplugged a connector, but could find anything odd. Somehow each possible explantion for the problem seems to contradict itself.

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Have you tryed the old battery again see if that works??

Who voted me down lol bit harsh!!!

Only trying to help

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Yes I have tried the old battery again but got the same result. I really hope that there isn't a bigger issue than a broken display.

And I am sorry that I accidently rated you down- of course I wanted to rate you up. You should be up now :)

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Is it normal for the phone not to make a sound or not to vibrate when swiched on or off? Because the iphone appears to be completly dead when not connected to a power source although I charged the old battery completely before the "battery exchange".

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How did u charge it completely?

Does the iTunes recognize the phone when plugged into computer?

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hey im having the same issue... have u figured whats the problem?

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