Second generation of iPhone. Model A1241 / 8 or 16 GB capacity / black or white plastic back. Repair is more straightforward than the first iPhone. requires screwdrivers, prying, and suction tools.

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No Screen? Went From White Screen To None!

ok well this morning i was messing with my iphone 3g and the display went dim and the backlight didnt work, so i plugged it in and it worked then the display was overly white and had white lines but you could still see the icons, so i opened it up and put it backtogether and then it went to completely white, so i opened it up again and cleaned the inside of the screen and now there is no screen image and the phone and evrything else still works.... pleeeeeze give me answers! And all the connectors are safely snapped completely onto the logic board.

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yes the screen is truly off, no image, and evertything works exept the touch screen and the lcd, and when i take a screen shot, and sync it to my omputer then the image is completely black, but its weird because i cant even see the apple logo when it starts up and it a black screen on my computer???

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Sounds like LCD or the backlight for LCD. Is it truly black ? No very faint image? I'd try replacing LCD and if this doesn't give bright image and dim/ dark image remains then it's most likely the backlight on the motherboard which unless you are highly skilled in microsoldering isn't cheap!

Don't forget to power off using power button/ slide to power off or you may blow backlight if it isn't already

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