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Touch ID boutton doesn´t work as Fingerprint

A couple days go i was changing my iPhone 5s battery and a cable touch something and the home button stop working so I buy another home button but when I installed it. My iPhone lose or forget the fingerprint part on settings and i bought another button but its the same thing so what an i do?

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There is a solution!

You can go down to the Apple store and try to get a screen replacement. At least for the iPhone 6, when I called Apple they confirmed that they will be replacing the entire display assembly INCLUDING the home button/touch id sensor---which includes reprogramming the phone for the new touch id.

Other than that? Get use to life with no touch, or try to fix that original connector.


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There is nothing you can do the new home button cables only make the clicker work they will not give you Touch ID..

Touch ID will only work with the original home button flex as it's tied to the motherboard once that one goes faulty you lose Touch ID forever

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And what happen if I change the motherboard to?


Felipe, if you go the route of replacing the logic board, you need to purchase a paired logic board and home button assembly. Replacing both without damaging will restore your fingerprint scanner technology. Just be sure to back up your data first so you can transfer your information to the new logic board after installation.


Felipe, if you damaged your TouchID component, the cheapest way to get your iPhone back is buying another one in an Apple Store. You can give Apple your defective device and pay around USD 200 to get the same model in pristine condition. A logic board will cost the same price, so the smartest idea is replacing the device with Apple!

Espero ter ajudado!


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