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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Consequences of not putting this back on (iPhone 5)

Hi, the other day i was replacing an iPhones 5's screen. I got a little frustrated so I finished up the repair without putting the metal plate that covers up the connections to the screen back on.

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Will I run into any problems?

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this will cause a problem when jogging with the phone or small drops etc. Screw it back on before you lose it---takes 2 minutes.

jessa

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Sometimes part of the screens get unresponsive ;/ you think thats why?

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could be. the digitizer connector can easily lift up without the security of the shield.

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Sometimes the connectors may come undone on their own, but very rarely. You should be fine. It's just always best to leave it like you got it.

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Apple made the sheild for a reason so put it back on

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Jon will be eternally grateful.
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