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Black screen and beeps when charging after battery replacement

Hi,

I know I'm not the first with this problem but I red all other questions and unfortunately nothing helped in my case...

So I replaced my iphone 5 battery with a new one (ordered on iFixit), and when I try to start the phone, nothing happens, the screen remains black.

Then I plugged it to a charger, and it started to beep (or vibrate in silence mode) every 10 seconds approximately.

Then I looked in ifixit for same problem, so I :

- checked all connector then reassemble the phone

- disassemble, disconnect and reconnect the battery, reassemble the phone (I tried it 3 or 4 times)

- try with the old battery

- try to clean each connector carefully

The phone is displayed in iTunes when plugged in and charging correctly.

The connectors don't seem to be damaged :

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Do you think that I maybe damage something on the screen connector cables during my first opening ?

Indeed the screen came up a little roughly...

Is there any way check it ?

Thanks in advance

Steph

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The first thing I would do is try a screen you know works, or at the very least a different screen. If that doesn't work, shine a flashlight at the screen and see if you can dimly make out the lock screen. Otherwise, post a photo of the connectors on the board with the black sticker removed.

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Unfortunately I don't have other iphone 5 screens to make this kind of test...

About the black sticker you talk about, is it the little one on the bottom left of my third photo ?

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No, the one on the board where the screen connectors are.

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I removed the black sticker. Here are the photos :

https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0QG...

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It looks like some of the chokes above the LCD connector are damaged, which would cause the issue you described. Those require microsoldering skills and equipment to replace. If you really cannot try another screen to rule out a defective one, or do not have the tools to replace the chokes, shoot me an email and I can help you out. My contact info is on my profile.

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Finally the screen was the problem : with a new screen, it works well.

Thanks for your help

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Anytime I have had a blank screen with beeping every 10 seconds, it has always been a faulty LCD. I have seen it in both the iPad and iPhone and new LCD has resolved it every time.

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How is the battery? Is it in any way damaged? (Small holes, cuts, etc)

I would probably put the phone in "recovery mode" and try that.

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The batteries are ok (the new one but also the old one).

And in iTunes, I can see that the battery is charging normally. So I don't think that there is a battery problem.

By the way, before my battery change, the phone screen worked perfectly fine.

In deed I could always try a recovery / restore..

Thx

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I had a similar problem and I got it into recovery mode". Worked like a charm.

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But it's hard to go in recovery mode as the screen isn't working.

I don't know how to turn the phone off without the screen, then I don't know when to release the home button (again without the screen)...

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