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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Missing pad #2 on front camera connector

Hello, I believe I am missing pad #2 on the front camera connector and I'm not sure what to do. I'm an idiot and initially tried to solder a filter with a walmart solder iron and ended up ruining the connector and knocking off 5 more filters. Feeling ashamed I got some decent gear and managed to get all 6 filters back on but I'm stumped on the missing pad. I tried reading the schematics but I'm not sure what I'm reading still and it seems like this pad doesn't lead to anything, not sure though. I also scratched at the pad like a noob and I got excited to see copper but now I'm not sure if should of done that. I read about jumpers, epoxy, or transplanting but not sure which I should do and how to go about doing it. Any help would be appreciated please.

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@yeti219 , any chance you can clean that board a little better and dry it off. I am trying to determine a couple of traces since this could be pin33,34 or 1 and 2, depending on the position of it on the board. Right now stay away from "jumpers, epoxy, or transplanting" until you know exactly what you are looking at.

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@oldturkey03 Hello old turkey. I assumed it was 33 or 34 until I saw the schematic. I could be wrong though. I dont know how to add more pics to your comment so I'll edit my question with more pics. I have a pic of a clean connector and trace from my donor board if that helps and some pics of the schematics. I hope you can help me out from the pics. If the donor board pic isn't what you wanted to see I can clean the board and add another pic. thanks!

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Andy, no you cannot use epoxy. You will have to solder it. Once you solder the connector on, just extend from the missing pad to the first component. That will close the trace.

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Hello Andy, that pin is just ground add some solder make the pins clean and install the FPC connector and just bridge this .

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@xterminal , thanks for the answer, but I'm sorry, I don't quite understand what you mean. Still new to all of this. Do I bridge the copper trace to the filter pad , as shown in your pic, and then solder the connector? And is bridging the same thing as a jumper? Also, if I apply a little epoxy instead and solder the connector, will it work?

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