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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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Why does front facing not work after screen replacement

Hello i replaced the screen on my 5s and now the front facing camera does not work. i try to flip the camera to front and it takes a picture instead. i have to clear all apps and then i can use regular camera again. the front facing camera does not work in any other app like snapchat. is there a fix for this or not. thanks for any help.

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its not uncommon for one of two things to happen, the front camera flex is a little more delicate than others and can be damaged in the repair, ifixit sells replacements for not much money, they also often do not get plugged in straight. Open the phone back up, disconnect and reconnect the camera flex again and see if that fixes it.

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