Released September 25, 2015. Model A1688/A1633. Repair of this device is similar to previous generations, requiring screwdrivers and prying tools. Available as GSM or CDMA / 16, 64, or 128 GB / Silver, Gold, Space Gray, or Rose Gold options.

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Will this phone turn on without a battery plugged in?

Will the phone turn on and show a display while only being plugged into a computer or wall socket?

i have been doing a housing mod and broke the battery connector, after putting the phone back together and plugging it in, it wont turn on and i need to know if its the battery not being plugged in or i have &&^&@@ something else up

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When there is no battery connected to an iPhone, and you plug it in to the wall, or computer, the Apple logo should display for a few seconds, and then go off, and then come back on, then off, like a boot loop, as it can't see the battery, so won't boot.

So, if you're not seeing the Apple logo when it's plugged in, then you may have likely damaged something else, you may have damaged something else if you have damaged the battery connector on the board, you must've been prying hard to break that off though. :-)

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Yeah its cause i didn't put the backplate that goes over the battery connector on, i got my replacement battery today, it all works fine now, thanks ;)

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