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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screws on motherboard cross threaded-unable to remove

2 screws on the motherboard have been cross threaded-turning freely instead of coming out-the philips head on the top of one is almost non existant. have tried levering up whilst unscrewing and using magnet-nothing. screw next to antenna and screw next to vibrate. can't get the mother board out!

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if i have a problem like this - i use a small flat head screwdriver as a lever. another possible thing would be a nail-scissor.

forget about the philips head - use a slightly larger flat head screwdriver for that!

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is the leverage under the screwhead or under the motherboard?

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under the screwhead

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