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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intermittent touch fail after replacement

After replacing the cracked screen on an iphone 5 and on a 5C....sometimes the touch is unresponsive. If I click the sleep/wake button it will begin working again....

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Faulty screen is your problem had the same issue and a new screen solved the issue

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Not sure what the heating up of motherboard and cables do but I would not be trying that unless you want a completely broken iphone

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Heat up the motherboard where you connect the new screen with a heatgun on low settings for about 10 seconds at a distance of 8 - 10 inches. After that, heat the ribbons on the screen replacement. This worked for me on a customers 5C!

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