The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013. Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 32, or 64 GB / Silver, Gold, and Space Gray.

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GPS not connected after lock button replacement

So my iPhone 5S's lock button became sticky so I had to strip it down to fix it, all went fine and was successful.

However. In maps, when not connected to wifi, the radius is around 7 miles wide, and isn't even near where I am. I have downloaded a GPS status app and it makes it look as if the gps isn't even connected and that its using cell tower positioning or something. Is there something I have damaged or could have missed when putting back together?

Thank you for your time.

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This was never solved and I ended up getting a new iPhone anyway.

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You may want to check the upper antenna connection. In the photo, I have marked the location where it is connected under the board.

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I removed the motherboard and reseated it (it was connected originally) but it hasn't made any difference

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There is also a GPS filter that could have been knocked off, or blown on the back of the tab sticking up next to the antenna. Did you try a hard reset?

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