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Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus. Identifiable by the model numbers A1549, A1586, and A1589.

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iPhone 6 Screen Replacement Light Leakage

So i've now gone through 2 replacements of the complete assembly (minus touch id) from different suppliers and I am onto a 3rd, however consistently, there is a small gap of light leaking from the mute slider and there is a visible raise when compared to an original.

Almost certain the phone isn't bent as an original screen doesn't have this issue.

Is there any way to fix this with a small amount of adhesive or anything else? I have reseated it a couple of times to the same result.

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I have seen this on a few iPhone 6 screens. The housing is completely straight. Right?

It really shows up on the black iPhone 6. I open it back up and on that side run a piece of black electrician's tape to overlap the back light. It has to be right at the top to about half way down the screen. Trashy I know- but it works and have never had one come back.

Other option is you can pay to send the screen back and they will send you another one with the same problem.

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Get a good quality screen from a different supplier. These screens will soon lift from their frame.

Alternatively place a strip of black tape on the edge of the LCD (inside) to cover the side that leaks light to the outside. Originals have this piece of tape.

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I've been using the tape fix but it still doesn't answer why it's happening. I've bought OEM products and it still happens.

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Bent housing can cause this too.


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