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iPhone 5 wont power up

when i recieved my iphone 5 it was dead displaying the dead battery icon when i tried to power it on and it wouldnt charge then it stopped displaying icon and still not charging so i replaced battery and charging port hoping that would fix the issue but still no charge and no power any suggestions

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@iphonenovice does this "and no power" mean it no longer powers up?

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yes device no longer powers up

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it also wont sync to itunes

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Have you tried a reset by holding the power & home button for 10 seconds until you see the apple logo. If that doesn't help it may be the logic board charging circuit. Any other questions let me know.

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i did try that i have heard the logic board could be it but not entirely sure its the u2ic the person i bought it from said it was a working phone and the only issue was fast battery drain but who knows if they were being honest bc it was dead by the time i got it

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It could be that to, but also your on/off switch. I use a sync/charging cable that lights up which helps me troubleshoot issue like that. Here is a link that shows you more of what I'm talking about.

http://youtu.be/47PpmHwzYdU

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do you know a spot i can pick one of those cords up i dont have a best buy near me and i havent seen anything like this in a walmart

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go online to best buy.com right now they are sale which I just picked up some more. Click on the link below.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/modal-apple-...

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It could be your U2 IC that went bad, I'm working on an iPhone 5C that has the same issue which I'm troubleshooting to the power management chip.

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