Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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Trying to repair iPhone screen but internal screw is threaded.

I got an iPhone repair kit, when trying to change the screen, one of the screws seems to be threaded, it must have happened in assembly. I think i have just made it worse trying to take it out.

Does anyone know what i can do?

It is the 3 internal screws in a row on the display screen.


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When you say threaded, do you mean stripped?


Thanks, i brought it to a jewellers and they were able to remove the screw. I was afraid to use superglue incase it stuck the parts together.

Just need to put the rest back together.


Googled stripped screws and thats what i mean, we call it threaded in Ireland. Sorry for confusion.


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This may or may not work, but here's some tips on how to remove a stripped screw:

My personal, very hack-ish way of doing it might be to use a very strong adhesive (superglue?) to glue a tiny screwdriver into place on the screw, and once the glue has set, you might be able to get enough torque to unscrew it. Once you have the screw off, you can use some acetone / glue remover to clean the tip of the screwdriver, and repeat if necessary.

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The same thing is wrong with my phone. Can't remove one of the screws to fix yhe screen. What can I do?? What jeweller can I take it too?

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Shawn the first thing that you should do, if you need help with this, is to ask your own question. Right now it appears as if you answering a question that is almost a year old. Click on the link on the right side of this page "Ask a question" and give as much detail as possible. You'd be surprised what a bunch of great helpful people you will find on here.


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