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.

3229 Questions View all

iPhone 5/5s Charging Ports Interchangeable?

I am trying to replace the charging port assembly on an iPhone 5, and I currently only have a charging port for a 5s in stock. Will I be able to use the part for the 5s, or will I have to order a new part specifically made for the 5?

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 2
Add a comment
Father's Day Gift Guide
Let’s honor more than our dads—let’s celebrate all the mentors who taught us how to fix.
Father's Day Gift Guide
Let’s honor those who taught us how to fix.

1 Answer

No, the parts are very different. All contact pads, connectors and components are different for the 2 parts.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 0

Comments:

Apparently according to iFixit, they are interchangeable. But you have to change home button as well. The 5s has a flex and a chip for fingerprint reading whereas the 5 has two brass connectors that are contact connectors.

So when you are doing this job remember that there is data exchange in the flex. It is not just a charging point.

by

Add a comment

Add your answer

smartfix will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 41

Past 30 Days: 211

All Time: 10,471