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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No sound in earpiece, unless I press on it...

I've just changed the earpiece speaker of my iPhone 5 as it didn't work anymore.

With the new one, I yet don't have a sound unless I press the phone pretty hard on my ear...

I don't understand what I could have missed in the repair guide... :/

Thanks for any help.

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Sounds like it isn't properly seated, in the little brackets, that they're supposed to go into.

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I've just rechecked that the earpiece is properly seated, and it seems to be the case.

I'm wondering what I could do wrong... :/


I guess you could've gotten a bad part. Where'd you get it from?


ifixit (europe)


Even ifixit can send out bad parts. Though, I'm wondering if it's the socket connector, on the logic board now


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