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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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What is this? (Behind back glass)

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I just replaced the back glass on an iPhone 5, and when the top glass popped out it broke a "cable" in half. I can't really figure out what it is though. Any ideas?

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Hi there this is the location of the wifi antenna inside the phone

There is a little connector that attaches under the motherboard

This is a inexpensive repair if you do it yourself here's the guide

iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement

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thats a piece of your wifi antenna, it is connected to the back off the motherboard.

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