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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replaced battery, now 'connect to iTunes' & home &power gone

I've taken it apart, and put it back together many times, sometimes I'll get the phone working, but still not have a responsive home & power button

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Sounds like classic pry damage to me.

You can order the components for the pry damage area from Alibaba and give it a DIY try, or send it out for straightforward microsoldering job.

Read all about classic iPhone 5 battery replacement pry damage here. Admin, feel free to delete if spammy.

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First check the chips underneath the battery connector, because they are responsible for the Power- and Homebutton. If one of the very small chips is brocken, the phone is useless.

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useless? naw. you can use assistive touch, or get the thing fixed.


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