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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Replaced iPhone 5 lcd digitizer touch screen now touch unresponsive

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My phone worked perfect except for battery always dying and power button not working. I decided to fix them, but along the way I broke my lcd digitizer touch screen. No big deal, I ordered a new one and replaced it. I turn on my phone and I'm so happy with the results (power button works and battery holds a charge, home button works and zero graphic problems), however, now the screen doesn't respond to touch. Everything works on the phone except for touch. I can't swipe right to open the Iphone 5. What should I do?

What are the possible ways to troubleshoot this? Did I fry my motherboard? How could this be happening if I see the screen's graphics working perfectly fine? How can I make my iphone feel touch again?

I don't think the new LCD digitizer is faulty.

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It's the new display assembly. The digitizer isn't in working condition. It is possible that you've broken the socket on the logic board. But, more likely that you've just got a bad part

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I see. Hopefully, it's not that. If it's the socket in the logic board should I just replace the phone?

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You could do that. Or, you could mail it in, to Jessa Jones, at iPad Rehab

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