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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Opening case of iPhone 5

Step 2 of your instructions state to remove 2 screws next to lightning connector. Can't find either. It is impossible to me to open the case.

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These screws are 3.6 mm Pentalobe screws, located beside the lightning connector, one on each side. The following image displays their location:

It is easy to mistake them for speaker holes!

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