The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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Best way "remold" frame?

Hi, as everyone know, iphone 5 serie frame is very very fragile.

i just changed 5s lcd to a client and his frame was very very broken so when i clipped the lcd to the frame, lcd broke....

reason, the metal frame is very deformed and blocked some place where lcd going to.

so, i take metal blade and scrapped all the frame where it was broken, finaly after 45 min, i was able to put new lcd without damaging it.

so what is your best tips/way to "remold" frame to be able to put the new lcd ?

thanks

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If the housing is dented, you can use a round edged metal spudger or flat head screw driver and a hammer to knock out the dents, you can also file it away and give it a smoother edge.

Or, you can also use a tool called gTool, expensive, but performs really well in pulling dents out and make it look pretty good to.

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I repair thousands of devices a year. Yes, I have a file set in among my tools but I've only used them a handful of times. Rarely should you have to resort to removing metal from a device.

I've also got a small brass hammer, various screwdrivers and spudgers I like to use to bang the phones and ipads back straight in addition to a set of G-tools. You should be able to straighten 95% of the phones you come across without removing metal. I've even seen people get the idea they need a dremel tool to hack at ipad frames with. I assure you, a dremel tool has no purpose in the world outside of your garage and shouldn't come anywhere near a cell phone.

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Thank you , will try the gTool :)

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